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Fujikura Acquires Experimental License on New 5G Band (66~71GHz) and Begins Field Experiments

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 5, 2020--

Fujikura Ltd. (TOKYO:5803)(President & CEO: Masahiko Ito) has developed a millimeter-wave communication module operating at a new 5G band (66~71GHz) identified in the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) and acquired a license of the experimental radio station for this frequency band to conduct a variety of experimental field tests.

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Experimental Radio Station (Photo: Business Wire)

This frequency band has already been allocated as an unlicensed band in the US, but WRC-19 has newly identified it as a globally allocatable 5G band and is expected to be used all over the world. We start field tests using this frequency band to find out its characteristics and effective use cases such as FWA and V2X. We will push forward with developing the next generation of 5G wireless communication devices.

We also start providing samples of SDK (Software Development Kit) that combines the 60GHz millimeter-wave communication module operating at 57~71GHz applied to the experimental radio station with a network controller.

Users can confirm its communication performance by connecting with network equipment since the SDK works as a millimeter-wave wireless router. Users can also monitor the detailed information about the wireless link such as SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio) or MCS (Modulation and Coding Scheme) by using the SDK commands.

SDK Major Specifications

Radio interface

57-71 GHz (802.11ad standard-compliant)

Network interface

2 × 1 Gbps Ethernet

Power supply (AC adapter)

AC100-240V/50-60Hz

Size

120mm(W) x 130mm(D) x 140mm(H)/815g

Our millimeter-wave communication modules are applicable not only to the experimental radio station but also to backhaul network equipment, access points, customer premises equipment and V2X applications. We will contribute to customers’ development by providing much easier test environments by the SDK.

Please feel free to contact with us through the following URL.
https://mmwavetech.fujikura.jp/

Explanation of terms
Backhaul : Relay link that connects the base stations to the core network
Access point : Wireless equipment that connects the wireless terminals to other networks
V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) : A general term for vehicle communication, such as vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications

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CONTACT: Fujikura Ltd.

Corporate Communication Division

Shigeru Jibiki

Tel: +81-3-5606-1114

e-mail:[email protected]

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES JAPAN NORTH AMERICA ASIA PACIFIC

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANUFACTURING SOFTWARE NETWORKS INTERNET HARDWARE

SOURCE: Fujikura Ltd.

Copyright Business Wire 2020.

PUB: 08/05/2020 02:00 AM/DISC: 08/05/2020 02:01 AM

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