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Introduction: Understanding the 5G NR Standard and Its Significance

In the rapidly evolving world of wireless communication, the 5G New Radio (NR) standard has emerged as a game-changer, redefining the capabilities and possibilities of cellular networks. But what exactly is the 5G NR standard, and why is it so significant? The 5G NR standard, developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), is a global standard that defines the technical specifications for 5G networks. It encompasses a wide range of aspects, including radio access technology, network architecture, security, and service requirements. The 5G NR standard is designed to deliver enhanced mobile broadband, ultra-reliable low-latency communication, and massive machine-type communication, enabling a plethora of new use cases and applications across various industries. By adhering to the 5G NR standard, network operators and device manufacturers can ensure interoperability, reliability, and optimal performance in 5G deployments. As a leader in the wireless communication industry, Fibocom has been at the forefront of embracing and driving the evolution of the 5G NR standard, empowering businesses and consumers with cutting-edge 5G solutions.

5G NR vs 5G SA: Understanding the Difference

When discussing the 5G NR standard, it's essential to understand the distinction between 5G NR and 5G Standalone (SA) networks. 5G NR refers to the radio access technology that enables 5G connectivity, defining the air interface between devices and base stations. It can operate in both non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) modes. In the NSA mode, 5G NR relies on existing 4G LTE infrastructure for certain network functions, such as mobility management and control signaling. On the other hand, 5G SA networks are built entirely on 5G NR technology, providing a pure 5G experience with enhanced capabilities and reduced dependence on legacy networks. The 5G NR standard has been evolving to support both NSA and SA deployments, with each release bringing new features and enhancements. Fibocom's 5G NR modules are designed to support both NSA and SA modes, enabling businesses to choose the deployment strategy that best suits their needs and network infrastructure.

Fibocom's Next-Gen 5G NR Modules: Pushing the Boundaries of 5G Performance

Fibocom has been at the forefront of 5G NR standard evolution, consistently pushing the boundaries of 5G performance and capabilities. At Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2021 (MWCS21), Fibocom announced the worldwide launch of its next-generation 5G NR modules compliant with the 3GPP Release 16 (R16) standard. The new launch includes the FM160 and FG160 5G module series for the Sub-6GHz frequency range, as well as the FM160W and FG160W series for the mmWave range. These cutting-edge modules are based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X65 and X62 5G Modem-RF Systems, leveraging the latest advancements in 5G technology. By adhering to the 5G NR standard and integrating state-of-the-art chipsets, Fibocom's modules deliver lightning-fast data transmission speeds of up to 10Gbps, support for advanced features like carrier aggregation (CA) and dynamic antenna tuning, and compatibility with global frequency bands for 5G SA, ENDC, and 4G networks. These next-gen modules are designed to empower a wide range of IoT applications, including industrial IoT, fixed wireless access (FWA), 4K/8K live streaming, telemedicine, and private 5G networks, setting a new benchmark for high-speed, low-latency, and reliable wireless communication services.

Driving 5G NR Standard Evolution through Collaboration and Innovation

Fibocom's success in driving the evolution of the 5G NR standard can be attributed to its strong collaborations with industry leaders and its unwavering commitment to innovation. The company has worked closely with Qualcomm Technologies over the years to support deep collaboration and innovation across various IoT segments demanding high performance and reliability. By leveraging Qualcomm Technologies' advanced chipsets and Fibocom's extensive expertise in IoT solutions, the two companies have been able to bring the benefits of 5G NR to a wider range of consumers and industries. Fibocom's CEO, Tiger Ying, emphasizes the importance of 5G in enabling digital transformation and addressing the challenges faced by enterprises in terms of automation, remote management, and operational efficiency. By continuously pushing the boundaries of the 5G NR standard and developing cutting-edge modules, Fibocom aims to become the trusted choice for 5G IoT solutions, helping businesses harness the full potential of 5G connectivity.

The Best 5G Network Mode: Leveraging the Power of 5G NR

As the 5G NR standard continues to evolve, businesses and consumers are eager to know what the best 5G network mode is and how they can leverage its capabilities. The answer lies in understanding the specific requirements and use cases of each application. For applications that demand ultra-low latency and high reliability, such as industrial automation, remote surgery, and autonomous vehicles, 5G NR in standalone (SA) mode is the ideal choice. 5G SA networks offer reduced latency, enhanced network slicing capabilities, and improved overall performance compared to non-standalone (NSA) deployments. On the other hand, for applications that prioritize widespread coverage and backward compatibility with existing 4G infrastructure, 5G NR in NSA mode can be a suitable option. NSA deployments allow for a smooth transition to 5G while leveraging the existing 4G network for certain functions. Fibocom's 5G NR modules support both SA and NSA modes, providing businesses with the flexibility to choose the best 5G network mode based on their specific needs and network infrastructure.

Shaping the Future of 5G with Fibocom's 5G NR Solutions

As the 5G NR standard continues to evolve, Fibocom remains committed to shaping the future of 5G connectivity through its cutting-edge solutions and unwavering dedication to innovation. The company's next-generation 5G NR modules, compliant with the latest 3GPP Release 16 standard, exemplify its leadership in driving the advancement of 5G technology. By leveraging the power of the 5G NR standard and collaborating with industry leaders like Qualcomm Technologies, Fibocom is well-positioned to empower businesses across various industries to unlock the full potential of 5G. From enabling high-speed, low-latency communication for industrial IoT applications to supporting immersive experiences like 4K/8K live streaming and virtual reality, Fibocom's 5G NR solutions are at the forefront of transforming the wireless landscape. As the 5G ecosystem continues to evolve, Fibocom will remain a key player in shaping the future of 5G, driving innovation, and delivering cutting-edge solutions that meet the diverse needs of businesses and consumers worldwide.

Conclusion: Embracing the 5G NR Standard with Fibocom

In the era of 5G, embracing the 5G NR standard is crucial for businesses and consumers alike to harness the full potential of this transformative technology. Fibocom, as a global leader in wireless communication solutions, has been at the forefront of driving the evolution of the 5G NR standard, empowering industries with cutting-edge modules and solutions. By understanding the significance of the 5G NR standard, the differences between 5G NR and 5G SA, and the best 5G network modes for specific use cases, businesses can make informed decisions and leverage the power of 5G connectivity to drive innovation, efficiency, and growth. With Fibocom's next-generation 5G NR modules, businesses can confidently embrace the 5G revolution, knowing that they have access to reliable, high-performance solutions that adhere to the latest 5G NR standard. As the wireless landscape continues to evolve, Fibocom remains committed to shaping the future of 5G, collaborating with industry leaders, and delivering cutting-edge solutions that unlock the boundless possibilities of 5G connectivity.

Fibocom Announces Multiple Next-Gen 5G NR Modules to 3GPP R16 Standard at MWC Shanghai 2021

Shenzhen China – March 8th 2021- Fibocom (Stock Code: 300638), a leading provider of cellular embedded wireless module solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the world-wide launch of the next generation 5G NR modules compliant with the 3GPP R16 standard during Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2021 (MWCS21). The new launch includes FM160 and FG160 5G module series of Sub-6GHz frequency range,as well as FM160W and FG160W series of mmWave range.

The new 5G NR module series is based on thenewly-announced Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X65 and X62 5G Modem-RF Systems and delivers enhanced mobile broadband and high-reliability, low-latency wireless services for IoT (Industrial IoT), FWA ( Fixed Wireless Access), 4K/8K live streaming, telemedicine, private 5G networks, and other mass data scenarios by supporting lightening data transmission speeds up to 10Gbps, three modes of CA Carrier Aggregationcombinations including FDD+TDD, TDD+TDD, FDD+FDD, global frequency bands of 5G SA/ENDC/4G, dynamic antenna tuning, and next-generation software algorithm.

“QualcommTechnologies has closely worked with Fibocom over years to support innovation and deep collaboration in a multitude of IoT segments requiring high-performance, high-reliability across industries”, said Gang Sun, vice president, product marketing, Qualcomm International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.“Based on the advantages of our fourth-generation 5G modem-to-antenna solutionin data speeds, coverage, upgradeable architecture and power efficiency, we look forward to further seeing how Fibocom’s strong experience in IoT combined with Qualcomm Technologies’ advanced technologies brings 5G benefits to more consumers and industries.”

Tiger Ying, CEO of Fibocom, said, “The fourth industrial revolution has made digital production the currency of modern business models. 5G will bring possibilities to IoT and industrial digitalization beyond our imagination. Government utilities and enterprises are facing insufficient automation and reliable remote management to enhance operating efficiency and safety. Our new 5G series based on Qualcomm Technologies’ latest Snapdragon X65 and X62 5G Modem-RF Systems, is designed to answer thepain points, setting a new benchmark for high-speed, low latency, and reliable wireless communications services, and helping us become the trusted choice for 5G IoT solutions.”


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