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Ericsson achieves record-breaking millimeter wave speed in 5G test ? Here are the reasons why??

The Swedish telecom giant Ericsson smashed the speed record on 5G connections as the fastest 5G speed delivery rate. Ericsson achieved the fastest maximum speed record of 4.3 Gbps on the millimeter-wave spectrum.

The research and development team during an interoperability testing commercial solutions achieved this speed of landmark. 

Ericsson reaching the maximum speed record broke the previous record if Huawei. Chinese networking giant Huawei, in collaboration with Türk Telekom of Turkey, had set a record of 2.9 Gbps last year in November, but Ericsson slashed the Huawei’s record with the speed record of 4.3 Gbps. 

The downlink speed was tested with Ericsson Radio System Street Macro 6701 using a 5G smartphone form factor device powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem RF System chip.

The breakthrough was carried out with a new combination of Ericsson Radio Systems Solutions and eight component carrier  (8CC) software aggregating 800 MHZ of millimeter-wave spectrum band that enhanced the capabilities of the 5G.

The previous record by Huawei was made on C-band 200MHz IBW and two-component carrier (2CC) Carrier Aggregation technologies using Huawei Mate 20 X 5G smartphone.

The technology used by Ericsson will put the need for broadband to an end on mobile devices by spreading 5G. The breakthrough is great news for extended mobile broadband uses such as multiplayer gaming, AR gaming, and high-quality video streaming.

The high downlink speed will also help in providing more opportunities for the telecom service providers to give fixed wireless access to the consumers with cellular mmWave connectivity, which is up to four times more faster than fiber.

Per Narvinger, head of Ericsson’s product area networks in his statement expressed the speed record as a fantastic achievement and great success. He said the record-breaking speed of 4.3 Gbps is equivalent to downloading one-hour ultra high definition or 4k content streaming services in just 14 seconds. 

Harbinger also mentioned that the company is now working on its next step in ensuring the service providers to provide the best capacity and data rates over 5G millimeter wave. The successful 8CC staking solution will deliver not only higher downlink speeds but also large scale 5G developments and new business opportunities.