Considered pre-commercial, this will be the first end-to-end 5G trial including two 5G New Radios, virtual RAN, virtual EPC, beamforming, Massive MIMO functionalities and test support services.
The trial will start once SoftBank obtains the experimental license.
More news from Ericsson and Softbank:
Ericsson supports Softbanks IoT in Japan (Apr 2017)
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