Eastern telco NTT DoCoMo and compatriot conglomerate NEC have teamed as much as circulate 8K photos of a steam locomotive again into the educate.
“8K ultra-high-definition reside video that includes a steam locomotive educate was once transmitted from a 5G base station put in alongside a railroad to a 5G cell station positioned within a working SL educate and placed on an 8K show,” NEC stated on Friday concerning the take a look at carried out in November.
The take a look at additionally streamed 4K content material to passenger handsets, alternatively with the loss of 5G handsets to be had, the content material hit the passenger mobiles by the use of Wi-Fi from a 5G station at the educate.
The NEC base stations used supported four.5GHz and 28GHz bands, with the take a look at itself forming a part of a Eastern executive mission to inspect the outside use of 5G programs that experience moderate information speeds of 4Gbps to eight Gbps.
Final week at CES 2019, Samsung displayed a 5G smartphone prototype in a pitcher case.
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The corporate additionally stated it’ll be liberating a 5G handset in 2019, with Australian telco Telstra pronouncing it has a couple of agreements to supply 5G smartphones within the first part of 2019.
Telstra rival Optus introduced on Monday that it had carried out a 5G information name throughout 60MHz of its three.5GHz spectrum when putting in its 5G mounted wi-fi community.
The decision was once made between an Optus website and indoor Nokia buyer premises apparatus. The Singtel-owned telco stated in November it’ll release 5G mounted wi-fi services and products in Canberra and Brisbane this month, with different Australian capital towns to observe by way of March.
“The use of the 5G three.five GHz 60 MHz band signifies that we will ship better capability in comparison to 4G, enabling using a couple of gadgets as neatly ultra-high definition video streaming which is predicted to be key for our consumers when 5G starts rolling out this 12 months,” Optus managing director networks Dennis Wong stated.
“That is the primary time in Australia information name has been made the usage of 60 MHz channel bandwidth on an Optus reside community and a 5G instrument.”