NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker Oppo says it has successfully tested a pre-commercial 5G enterprise network slicing solution in collaboration with Swedish telecommunications equipment company Ericsson and US-based chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies .
“During this first demonstration of the solution, Oppo has partnered with Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies to realize the connection between the core network, the wireless network and the chip module,” an official statement reads.
The companies used Oppo Find X65 smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset with Snapdragon X65 Modem-RF system and Ericsson 5G core to support user device route selection. Solutions, to demonstrate application and network traffic segmentation using a pre-commercial 5G enterprise network slicing solution.
“Slicing the 5G enterprise network is the key to realizing 5G differentiated applications,” said Xia Yang, senior manager of Oppo’s Carrier product line. “Oppo will leverage its strengths in innovation and collaboration across the technology ecosystem to advance the commercialization of 5G enterprise slicing technology.”
“This solution, from Oppo and Qualcomm Technologies, designed in partnership with and supported by Ericsson’s 5G dual-mode core and 5G RAN slicing technologies, CSP provides a foundation to deliver more personalized 5G services to enterprises,” said added Monica Jethzon, Solutions Area Manager. Packet Core, Ericsson’s business domain software and cloud services.
“The commercialization of slicing will provide 5G network tools to optimize 5G capabilities based on application needs,” said Sunil Patil, vice president of product management at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Notably, the trio – Oppo, Ericsson and Qualcomm – announced last year that they had released Vodafone’s 5G Standalone (SA) network in Germany.