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Ericsson, SK Telecom and BMW Group Korea reach new world record speed with 5G

Ericsson, SK Telecom and BMW Group Korea have broken a world record for 5G speeds in a follow-up to the 5G trials announced in November 2016. On a racetrack in Yeonjong-do, South Korea, a high-performance network connection supported data transmission from point-to-point from a car driving more than 160 kilometers per hour.

The three companies have been focused on high driving speeds while ensuring a stable and high performance network connection in order to provide a concrete example of seamless mobility.

Ericsson launches 5G Plug-Ins to equip today’s networks for 5G

  • New Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins address diverse 5G use cases from mobile HD video, driverless buses and haptic feedback-enabled drones to fiber-equivalent residential wireless access
  • Software-driven Plug-Ins bring flexible 5G evolution to existing networks while improving operators’ mobile broadband, fixed wireless and IoT services
  • Ericsson 5G field trial innovations provide foundation for commercial availability of 5G Plug-Ins in 2017

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