Tuesday, September 27, 2016
MTS and Samsung Electronics, the world-leading company in consumer electronics and hi-end IT, announced the signing of a memorandum with intention to co-operate in developing 5G technologies. Under the strategic partnership, companies will work on innovations aimed at implementing LTE-Advanced Pro network, developing the standards and deployment of 5G in Russia regions.
Partnership between MTS and Samsung will cover all the most promising areas, where the new generation network can be applied at most benefit:
• introduction of the broadcast content delivery standard – LTE Broadcast (eMBMS), that allows to transfer the same piece of content to unlimited number of users simultaneously within the range of one or more base stations without losing quality and independently of the number of users online at the moment;
• application of LTE in the IoT, in particular, the development of innovative radio interfaces NB-IoT and LTE-Machine, which allows for high network capacity within the long range from the base station or deep inside the buildings and low energy consumption;
• the development of frequency aggregation technologies, multi-dimensional antenna systems (MIMO) and multi-channel TCP-connection, which will allow for higher data transmission speeds for the subscribers and higher network capacity;
• Implementation of the new approaches towards the development of 5G, as well as field trials of the standard during international sports events in Russia in 2018.