Huawei is certainly one of the most active companies in the world in the field of research and development of the "Networks and Connectivity" sector and, as already reported in the past, it is / will be also in the realization of the future 5G mobile networks.
Indeed, like we announced about a year ago, Huawei was one of the first companies to focus heavily on the development of future 5G networks, eventually founding, in 2015, the 5GIC, or 5G Innovation Center, at the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom, which is currently the main world pole in the development and testing of the aforementioned networks.
There was a rumor of the arrival of this technology commercially for the 2020, but Huawei has anticipated the times, signing an agreement with MegaFon, second mobile operator in Russia, e announcing a sort of preview for the launch of the 5G network during the 2018 World Cup, the football event to be held, in fact, in Russia.
But not only, Huawei, in March 2015, has tightened a further agreement with NTT DoCoMo, the main telephone operator in Japan, for the commercial diffusion of 5G technologies in the country.
The two companies have consequently started various tests, and Huawei announced days ago that the first large-scale test officially ended with excellent results.
The test was conducted in Chengdu, China, and was streamed at Huawei's pavilion at the CEATEC Japan Trade Show, held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.
During this event the first test on MultiUser MIMO cells, or Multi-Input / Multi-Output, on a large scale, with well 24 devices connected simultaneously to a cell, using the sub-6 GHz frequency band.
One was found from the tests on the MultiUser MIMO cells speed in the average downlink throughput of 1.34 Gbps peak in 3.6 Gbps download with an ultra-wide band channel from 100 MHz, speeds that were found to be 10 times greater than to those reached on cells with technology SingleUser MIMO.
To give a "trivial" example, with these speeds it will be possible to stream a 4K movie in something like 10-15 seconds.
The test also served to observe the performance of Huawei's new proprietary 5G air-interface technologies, or lo Sparse Code Multiple Access (SCMA) and Filtered OFDM (F-OFDM).
"These test results represent a significant step forward towards Huawei's goal of developing 5G technologies within the 2018", he has declared Wen Tong, Huawei and CTO manager of Huawei Wireless Networks, who then added: "Results like these show that we are making rapid progress in the right direction. I am sure that what we have learned on this occasion will be reflected in even more innovative technological advances in the development of 5G networks."
It is clear that Huawei is now the leader in the 5G project, not only in Asia, but also in Europe, just see i funds allocated by the European Union in July of the amount of 700 million euros and the others 3.5 billions of euros from private investments.
We await, therefore, the Russian World Cup 2018 to see if Huawei will confirm what good done so far.[VIA]