“MegaFon” will show a record speed of data transmission in 5G network in the range of 4-5 GB per second
Russian operator “MegaFon” will conduct trials of mobile data at a speed of 4-5 GB/s by using prototypes of the actual hardware of the 5G standard. This is reported by “RIA Novosti” with reference to the head of the press service of the operator Julia Dorohina.
21 September 2016 in the framework of the international business summit in Nizhny Novgorod “the Megaphone” one of the world’s largest suppliers of equipment will demonstrate record speed mobile data.
The operator was the first in Russia and one of the first in the world will be conducting a similar test using a prototype real equipment 5G, and will deploy on its stand clear the area of IoT with 5G technologies.
“This will be another proof infrastructure benefits companies with the best opportunities for the development of mobile Internet,” the company said. In “the Megaphone” have underlined that unlike the previous standards 5G network will actively use the infrastructure of the existing 4G/LTE network, which will save the operator from considerable investment in its development.
“Although, of course, will require strengthening of the transport network, replacement of software, and so forth, given the expected traffic growth by orders of magnitude compared to the current level,” – said Dorokhin.
MegaFon is positioning itself as a leader in the field of technology adoption of mobile Internet. The company was the first in Russia has started commercial operation of its 4G network and was the first to achieve speeds over 450 Mbps. Also the first company in the world, has launched commercial operation of LTE-Advanced network with speeds up to 300 Mbps.
16 June 2016, using the aggregation of frequency bands, MegaFon showed speeds above 1 Gbit/s on a real network.