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Bell, Huawei test 5G tech for fixed wireless in rural Ontario

telecom | 02/27/2018 3:50 pm EST

BCE Inc. and Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. have successfully tested fixed wireless technology that uses Huawei's 5G tech in rural parts of Southwestern Ontario, according to a Tuesday press release. The trials were done in the Ontario communities of Orangeville, Feversham and Bethany using Huawei’s 5G technology in the 3.5 GHz and 28 GHz spectrum bands. That technology includes massive multiple-in multiple-out (MIMO) antenna systems with eight-branch transmit and eight-branch receive technology (8T8R). The tests involved a service the press release called "wireless to the home" that...