Optus unveils first Australian demo of 5G NR-DC
Sydney boosting 5G coverage area while maintaining superfast 5G speeds
Australian operator and global comms tech firms demonstrate new radio dual connectivity technology in Sydney, boosting 5G coverage area while maintaining superfast 5G speeds
Australian telco Optus has teamed with comms tech providers MediaTek and Ericsson to jointly complete a country-first demonstration with the use of new radio dual connectivity (NR-DC) technology.
The mmWave spectrum band has gained importance this year. 5G mmWave uses spectrum resources in frequencies above 24GHz to complement sub-6GHz roll-outs and offer the full potential of 5G, allowing operators to add massive capacity to cellular networks with multi-gigabit wireless speeds and low-latency connectivity.