ZTE, Wind Tre and Open Fiber make the first 5G video call in the Mediterranean Sea

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019

ZTE Corporation, a leading international provider of technology solutions for telecommunications, business and consumer for mobile Internet, today announced the successful completion of a video call with a 5G smartphone in collaboration with Wind Tre and Open Fiber. The demonstration, which complies with the 3GPP R15 standard, demonstrates in all its magnitude the leadership of ZTE as an international provider of technological solutions in telecommunications for mobile Internet companies and consumers.

Based on L'Aquila's 5G pilot network, the video call adopts ZTE's integrated 5G solutions, including RAN, core network, operator and device. Using two ZTE 5G smartphones, the video call was successfully made from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to L'Aquila, the city that is the headquarters of the 5G Research and Innovation Center of ZTE. Therefore, the ZTE MWC stand in Barcelona presents the live transmission of the video content.

As strategic partners, ZTE, Wind Tre and Open Fiber have conducted the 5G experiment of MISE in collaboration with the University of L'Aquila, scheduled from 2018 to 2020. During this period of time, ZTE, Wind Tre and Open Fiber have jointly developed the first precommercial 5G network in Europe. In addition, at the ZTE Wireless User Congress and 5G Summit, held in L'Aquila on November 15, 2018, ZTE and its partners held a 5G demonstration of UAV HD and the live transmission of Panorama VR.

By virtue of its comprehensive technological performance, ZTE is committed to creating premium smart networks for operators in the 5G era. To date, ZTE has collaborated in 5G with 30 operators around the world and has launched commercial 5G integral products, which fully meet the needs of the first wave of 5G network deployments.

In the future, ZTE will continue to work with its partners to fully promote 5G technology and accelerate its worldwide commercialization, providing global users with 5G advanced experiences.



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