At the Huawei London 2020 New Product Solutions Conference, Yang Chaobin, President of Huawei’s 5G Product Line, announced the top ten capabilities of 5G, including full-scenario ultra-broadband solutions, and innovative end-to-end super uplink and slicing commercial solutions to help Operators achieve full-service success.
Rich experience in 5G commercial deployment
The GSA report shows that as of the end of 2019, 62 operators in 34 countries have officially announced 5G commercial use, and Huawei has supported 41 of them, accounting for two-thirds. “So far, 91 operators around the world have officially signed 5G commercial contracts with Huawei. Huawei’s 5G Massive MIMO product shipments have exceeded 600,000, and it has an absolute lead among all equipment manufacturers. Although we continue to suffer In response to external pressure, facts speak louder than words. The commercial competitiveness of Huawei’s 5G products and solutions has been selected and recognized by most operators in the world.” Yang Chaobin said at the press conference.
Full scene macro pole and micro stereo networking
The construction of 5G networks must take into account both capacity and coverage from the very beginning to provide users with a consistent experience. Huawei has the most complete product portfolio for all scenarios. It uses macro base stations to achieve 5G basic coverage, pole micro base stations to fill blind areas that are difficult to build, and micro base stations to achieve indoor digitalization and build a three-layer three-dimensional network architecture. Users can enjoy the ultimate experience brought by 5G anytime, anywhere. At the same time, Huawei has released the industry’s lightest Massive MIMO. The weight is controlled within 25kg while ensuring performance. It can be transported and installed by one person, which greatly improves the efficiency of operators’ network construction.
Ultra-wideband solution simplifies network deployment
In the 5G era, continuous large-bandwidth IF spectrum is undoubtedly the best choice to realize the ultimate 5G experience. However, for many operators, due to various reasons such as satellite occupancy and discrete spectrum allocation, operators may obtain discrete discrete spectrum. Therefore, Huawei has launched the industry’s only full range of ultra-wideband solutions. The maximum supported bandwidth can be Up to 400MHz, with one module, operators can use all the discrete frequency spectrum within 400MHz, which saves operators the number of equipment required for deployment and greatly simplifies network site deployment.
Blade AAU achieves minimal deployment
With the development of mobile communications today, with the continuous deployment of new standards and more and more antenna modules, most operators around the world are facing the problem of insufficient sky space. Huawei Blade AAU, through the A+P integrated design, integrates 5G Massive MIMO AAU and 2G/3G/4G passive antenna modules, and controls the total height to about 2 meters. One BladeAAU module can support all frequency bands of Sub6GHz at the same time. Operators can directly use this product to replace the original 3G/4G antenna to solve the problem of 5G single antenna deployment. At the same time, the integrated design of this module will also greatly shorten the site installation time. , Which greatly improves the efficiency of 5G network construction and shortens the deployment cycle.
Millisecond-level dynamic spectrum sharing commercial capabilities
2020 will be the year when 5G will be deployed on a larger scale globally. In addition to deployment on the global mainstream TDD mid-frequency band, 5G network deployment on the Sub-3G FDD spectrum can achieve rapid coverage while achieving lower levels. Time delay. For the newly acquired FDD spectrum, 5G can be deployed directly, and the 5G new air interface technology will significantly improve the spectrum efficiency and greatly enhance the user experience. For the deployment of 5G on the existing FDD spectrum, Huawei’s DSS (Dynamic Spectrum Sharing) solution can perform millisecond-level real-time dynamic spectrum resource allocation according to the business and traffic requirements of LTE and 5G, and maximize the use of spectrum resources. In November 2019, Huawei’s DSS solution has been commercially verified and deployed in European networks. “As of now, Huawei’s FDD RRU global inventory module will have more than 10 million that can be upgraded to achieve rapid 5G deployment.” Yang Chaobin said at the press conference.
Innovative Massive MIMO algorithm
“Huawei has accumulated rich R&D innovation and commercial experience in Massive MIMO. We not only have the richest product portfolio, but also use the most advanced software and algorithms in the industry, including MU-MIMO, SRS day selection, full-channel Beamforming, etc., to comprehensively improve Capacity, speed, and coverage make Massive MIMO continue to lead in performance. In 2019, third-party organizations such as RootMetrics and Connect conducted 5G network performance tests in South Korea, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland. The 5G network contracted by Huawei has achieved user experience. The average download rate has reached 1.5-2 times that of competitors, further confirming the competitiveness of Huawei products in actual commercial use.” Yang Chaobin introduced at the press conference.
Efficient energy-saving solutions to reduce energy consumption
The sustainable and healthy development of mobile communication networks must continue to improve network energy efficiency, and 5G connections are only meaningful if they are green. Huawei has the most comprehensive energy-saving solutions to reduce 5G energy consumption from multiple dimensions such as innovative product technologies, new site forms, and AI-based overall network collaboration. First, through innovative process design and algorithms, as well as advanced hardware materials and heat dissipation technology, Huawei has increased the energy consumption of 5G AAU equipment by an order of magnitude compared with 4G RRU while increasing the capacity by 50 times. At the same time, Huawei’s AI-based network collaborative energy-saving solution is based on different business needs in different scenarios, while ensuring network KPIs, and using symbol, channel, carrier and other coordinated shutdown technologies between multiple standards and multiple frequency bands to achieve more refined and precise The whole network-level energy saving.
Support NSA/SA dual-stack architecture for commercial use
“In addition to providing a better experience for each user, 5G also shoulders the mission of digitizing the industry. This is also the most obvious difference between 5G and previous technologies. With the completion of the R16 standard in 2020, 5G will have a more comprehensive The ability to face uRLLC (low latency and high reliability) services. SA, as the target architecture of 5G, has become a consensus in the industry. Huawei supports NSA and SA dual stacks end-to-end from wireless access networks, core networks, and terminal chips. The architecture is fully compatible with the simultaneous access of NSA/SA terminals, and helps operators build full-service capabilities for end users, homes and industries.” Yang Chaobin answered the 5G network architecture questions that most people care about at the press conference.
Support end-to-end super uplink to meet the uplink large bandwidth and low latency requirements
Traditional TDD system design mainly focuses on eMBB requirements, so the downlink capacity is much higher than the uplink. With the advancement of the digitalization of the 5G-enabled industry in the future, the requirements for large uplink bandwidth and low latency, such as 4K/8K live broadcast, will continue to emerge, which cannot be met only by relying on the TDD frequency band. Therefore, Huawei has innovatively launched an end-to-end super uplink solution. On the one hand, the cooperative use of TDD and FDD spectrum can improve the uplink capacity and reduce the delay. On the other hand, it can also make the TDD system cooperate with the full uplink frequency band to comprehensively improve the uplink. ability. At present, Huawei’s super uplink solution has end-to-end support for wireless, core network and terminals, and has been verified in the operator’s network. The delay can be reduced by 30%, and the uplink rate can be increased by up to 4 times. The 3GPP standards organization also This innovative technology was officially accepted.
Support end-to-end slicing for commercial use
In order to better serve the digitalization process of the industry, Huawei has also launched the industry’s first end-to-end slicing solution that includes wireless access networks, core networks, bearer networks, and terminals. By automatically generating, managing, and operating slices on the network side, it enables operations Businesses can meet the needs of differentiated industry applications based on the same infrastructure. Huawei’s end-to-end slicing solution can be widely used in telemedicine, smart ports, smart factories, cloud AR/AR and other industry scenarios for business assurance, reducing costs and improving efficiency for industry users, and expanding new opportunities for operators. Market space.
“Every new generation of mobile technology is born to provide richer applications and experiences, especially 5G.” Yang Chaobin, president of Huawei’s 5G product line, said at the press conference: “5G brings to individuals, families and industries The experience and value of Huawei will surpass any previous era. Huawei’s products and solutions are dedicated to helping the entire industry to achieve this goal. 2020 will be a key year for 5G to start larger-scale commercial use. “A flower alone is not a spring. A hundred flowers bloom in the garden, “We hope to continue to carry out technological innovation and application innovation with global partners, use 5G as a connection platform, and combine cloud and AI technologies to build a healthy, viable, and sustainable digital ecosystem.”