Close
Close

Published

Swisscom achieves first 5G data call with dynamic spectrum sharing

Dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) is an important way to improve interworking between LTE and 5G in 5G Non-Standalone environments, which still use the 4G core. Operators are looking to DSS to optimize spectrum utilization, by using the same airwaves for 4G and 5G, and prepare the path for migration to Standalone 5G networks based on a 5G core – and it may also make it smoother to swap out a 4G baseband in order to introduce a new vendor at the early 5G stage. Although DSS is a 3GPP standard which all the major OEMs will support, Ericsson has led the way in commercializing the technology and has already announced some firm customer commitments, including one by Verizon, which will…

Close