5G edges closer as China Mobile announces large-scale testing
China Mobile, alongside partners Qualcomm and ZTE, has announced plans to conduct large-scale 5G tests based on specs being developed by 3GPP.
Before a new generation of mobile technology is rolled out, interoperability tests and over-the-air field tests need to be conducted. With today’s announcement, China Mobile is looking to get an early start in this process while the 5G standard is still being finalised.
“The trials will operate in sub-6 GHz mid-band spectrum at 3.5 GHz...