Optical Fronthaul

Ericsson Fronthaul 6000 builds centralized RAN architectures in dense urban areas where both capacity and equipment footprint are critical. Fronthaul 6000 is a flexible and cost-efficient wireless as well as active and passive fiber-based fronthaul solution for (e)CPRI transmission and offers to outperform fiber-density, capacity and latency characteristics to reach cutting-edge 5G radio performance, even in the most critical deployment areas.

Fronthaul 6000 passive

  • Provides DWDM filters for 24 services over a single fiber
  • Standalone applications or combined with the active boxes
  • Support any network topology
  • Meets the requirements on low possible cost and small footprint

Fronthaul 6000 active

  • Provides Transponders and Management
  • High density variants with low footprint
  • Supports CPRI, (e)CPRI, OBSAI and Ethernet protocols
  • Speeds up to 25Gbit/s
  • Meets the requirements of very low latency (<0.5 μs)

Fronthaul 6392

  • Provides wireless fronthaul
  • Outdoor application only, E-band (70/80GHz)
  • 2.5/10 Gbps capacity for CPRI option 3 & 7
  • < 20 μs latency

Flexible topologies

Highest flexibility to build C-RAN, support all topologies, and uses active/passive fiber WDM transmission

Flexible building practices

Indoor and outdoor variants with Ericsson Radio System building practices supporting rail-mount

High performance

High fiber-density and capacity at extremely low latency, offering best radio performance at an efficient cost
Our range of products
Fronthaul 6000 Active

Ericsson Fronthaul 6000 active solution implements managed CPRI, eCPRI, OBSAI and Ethernet networking over WDM...

Fronthaul 6000 Passive

Ericsson Fronthaul 6000 passive solution provides transport of up to 24 services over a single fiber. It is composed...