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Beyond 5G

On the verge of 6G?

Pushing the limits of 5G

5G New Radio (5G NR) network rollouts are in full swing globally, with standardization advancing and the evolution of the global standard to address new market verticals such as automotive and industrial internet of things (IIoT) progressing.

However, the initial network deployments do not use all the capabilites currently defined for 5G. While the optimization of networks and early 5G devices is an ongoing process, researchers have initiated discussions on the future, what comes beyond 5G and leads to the next generation of wireless communication.

Rohde & Schwarz is following these discussions and is working with its partners and customers on adapting its existing solutions to support this initial phase of research on what might be ultimately called 6G.

On the verge of 6G? The 6G timeline

On the verge of 6G?

While release 16 of 3GPP's 5G NR standard is expected in September 2020, the educational sector is already discussing what is beyond 5G. This video explores a potential timeline for 6G, based on the experiences with 5G and 4G LTE.

#ThinkSix – Sub THz communications – a step towards 6G

Sub-THz communications – a step towards 6G

With advancing wireless communications, the need for higher bandwidths is growing. This ongoing process pushes the frequency boundaries into the sub-THz and THz frequency range. Find out more about the demonstrations by Rohde & Schwarz in this range.

Poster Microwaves and beyond

Poster: Microwaves and beyond

Our new poster summarizes the many size variations required to cover the bands up to 1.7 THz, including the frequency band designations D-Band and G-Band – potential sub-THz bands for upcoming gigabit communications beyond 5G.

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The evolution of 5G

White paper: 5G evolution – on the path to 6G

Discover the technological requirements behind 6G and explore the evolution from 5G to 6G from a service, air interface and network perspective.

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