Latvia's LMT, Nokia and Intel Hit Peak Download Speeds of 1.4Gbps in 5G Test

Latvia's LMT, Nokia and Intel Hit Peak Download Speeds of 1.4Gbps in 5G Test Image Credit: LMT

LMT, a leading mobile operator in Latvia has partnered with Nokia and Intel to demonstrate live 5G ultra-high bandwidth data streams. 

The companies achieved a peak download speeds of 1.4Gbps in the live test that took place at the Baltic Sea Region's “5G Techritory” forum, an event that has brought together the region's 5G ecosystem.

At the forum, LMT introduced the Baltic digital road initiative - a cooperative intelligent transport system corridor aiming to support development of connected vehicles and cooperative driving. Additionally, LMT also showcased its other technological innovations such as drones equipped with Computer Vision and Computer Hearing, developed in collaboration with Riga Technical University.

Nokia provided a 5G solution comprising of a Nokia AirScale Base Station and a radio access cloud core running on AirFrame hardware. Intel provided the Intel 5G Mobile Trial Platform as an end device to help ensure that the 5G-compliant specifications for spectrum, band, capacity and handover solutions are met.

Ingmar Pukis, VP of LMT
LMT’s network is currently amongst the most efficient mobile data networks in the world. The era of 2G and 3G networks made Latvian users the most talkative country in Europe. With 4G they ranked second in the world for mobile internet consumption. 

Jonathan Wood, Senior Director for 5G Market Development, Intel
5G will bring whole new ways of doing business and enjoying life—from immersive digital and media experiences for mobile consumers, to machine-to-machine use cases and ultra-reliable communications for mission-critical applications.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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