Ericsson unveils new radio product Street Macro for seamless 5G network in India

Ericsson India, 5G

Denned in Stockholm, Ericsson, the multinational Networking and Telecommunications Company has launched a first of its kind cutting-edge radio products, known as Street Macro in India. The innovative radio product would facilitate a seamless fruition from 4G to 5G network.

A report in IANS stated that Street Macro is a new site type that addresses the need for operators to grow in cities with limited available radio locations. Moreover, this new radio product will also be helpful to user to use 5G on without any trouble because Street Macro support Massive MIMO technology that would make things easier for the utilization of wider 5G adoption.

Nitin Bansal, Managing Director, Ericsson India, said, “Operators today are looking at ways and means to increase network capacity, especially in urban areas. Ericsson’s Street Macro adds a new layer in the network layer to boost capacity enabling service providers to cater to the growing demands of data users.”

To help operators capture growth opportunities presented by new 5G use cases, Ericsson has expanded its 5G Core System offering with new capabilities to support 5G New Radio (NR) standard and also enhanced its Distributed Cloud solution, adds IANS report.

The announcement came on the sidelines of Ericsson’s annual technology roadshow in India, where the company recreated a “Do Zone” to showcase the highlights from Mobile World Congress 2018.

To date Ericsson has signed 39 memorandums of understanding with service providers for trials, the company said.

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