Huawei and Telefónica begin work on “no cell” 5G RAN

Huawei and Telefónica have announced a joint effort to explore the requirements and potential solutions for the 5G RAN, including a “no cell” approach. Focusing on 5G and the next generation radio access network (NG-RAN), the agreement will look to create new solutions to manage the bandwidth requirements of data heavy mobile applications, internet and IoT services. According to Huawei, the ultra-high throughput, low latency and massive number of connections 5G will need to deliver means the current cellular network needs overhauling.


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