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SK Telecom completes 5G call with Samsung’s equipment

October 15, 2018

South Korean carrier SK Telecom says it has completed the first call in a test bed using commercial 5G equipment provided by compatriot firm Samsung Electronics.

The carrier said the test utilized the 3GPP 5G New Radio Non-standalone (NSA) specification and commercial 5G NR equipment. The call took place at the company’s 5G testbed located in its Bundang office building.

SK Telecom and Samsung carried out the test by using 100-megahertz of bandwidth in the 3.5 GHz band.

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