Qualcomm succeeded in attaining a 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices. The Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem chipset delivered gigabit speeds and data connection in the 28GHz mmWave radio frequency band.
An International telecommunication and Mobile internet provider, ZTE collaborated with Smartfren Telecom and have successfully completed the Pre5G Massive MIMO service test. This is Southeast Asia’s first field commercial trial of Pre5G technology that could support technology evolution from 4G to 5G, demonstrating Smartfren continuous leadership in 4G technologies to the benefit of its customers. ZTE has launched several commercial Pre5G Massive MIMO pilot projects in multiple markets and so far has already cooperated with more than 20 global carriers to deploy its Pre5G solution. ZTE’s Massive MIMO base station was awarded as “Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough” and the “Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology”.