These companies have partnered to carry out their own use cases, proving the basic elements of the 5G european level from next year.

5G is the future of mobile connections. And it will also be an integral part of the networks of connected devices that make up the Internet of Things.

For this reason, companies are starting to take an interest in the establishment of use cases on such a standard. Among them, Ericsson and Orange, have come to an agreement of collaboration to develop their own cases. In particular, your intention is to work with wireless access to the internet multigigabyte in different environments, both in cities and in rural areas, to test mobile solutions cover a considerable scale, to carry out work with cars connected and tap into an Internet of Things described as “massive and critical”.

“Our desire is to be prepared for the development of 5G in 2020”, expresses Alain Maloberti, vice president, Orange Labs Networks. “By combining efforts with Ericsson, we will create a strong network able to offer a wide range of services for our customers, from highest data rate in any place to specialized services for cities and entire industries”.

Between the two companies should be capable of incorporating the basic elements of the 5G at the european level on the basis of 2017. Your agreement takes into account also issues of SDN and NFV.

“The Internet of Things requires network capabilities to a new level. The 5G is not only developed for users, who demand a seamless experience with their phones and other connected devices, but also for the digitization of all industries and the society”, explains Arun Bansal, vice president and director of the unit of Network Products of Ericsson. So that “we are joining forces with Orange to make this a reality”.