On December 29, 2018, ZTE Mobile announced through official Weibo that ZTE is the first communications company in the world to have both 5G networks and 5G mobile phones.
ZTE announces to be the first supplier to have both 5G networks and 5G handsets
In April 2018, ZTE successfully opened the first 5G mobile phone based on 3GPP R15 standard in Guangzhou. At the end of October, ZTE's mobile phone and data terminal made a telephone signal at the Shanghai R&D Center, officially completing the 5G call of the analog system. filling compund for optical fiber loose tube
In November, ZTE mobile phones realized 5G calls, 5G Internet access and 5G WeChat, which means that 5G networks passed the application scenario test.
In early December, ZTE and Qualcomm successfully completed the world's first 5G data connection through SA independent networking. It is worth noting that ZTE and Qualcomm have taken advantage of the new 5G core network and are no longer relying on 4G core infrastructure to achieve “real 5G”.filling compund for optical fiber loose tube
In addition, the 5G data connection completed by Qualcomm and ZTE also uses the 2.6GHz band, which is one of the previously announced 5G test bands.filling compund for optical fiber loose tube
According to ZTE's R&D personnel, the 5G test conducted by ZTE has always been an end-to-end overall solution. ZTE said that ZTE will launch 5G commercial mobile phones in the first half of 2019.