3GPP RAN1 for 5G is mandating a new radio, which calls for much higher error correction coding throughput (2Gbit/s initially, moving to 20Gbit/s for later roll-outs) AND much lower latency (3µs initially, dropping to 0.5µs for the later roll-outs).
5G is slated to deliver higher capacity, higher throughput, higher quality and cost efficiency to improve the user experience, through faster download of online content, more immersive on-line gaming experience and more real-time cloud computing. The reduced latency will provide a more rewarding and less disruptive experience for the (handset) user, no more glitches and interruptions!
Additionally, the standard also calls for improved error correction capability AND for the solution to scale for Internet of Things applications up to basestations.
Currently this is challenging all existing solutions and offers potentially no synergies with older standards, although 5G will be released in two phases...initially Non-Standalone (NSA). This will utilize the existing LTE radio and core network as an anchor for mobility management and coverage while adding a new 5G carrier. This is the configuration that will be the target of early 2019 deployments.
The second phase is Standalone (SA) 5G NR and this implies full user and control plane capability for 5G NR, utilizing the new 5G core network architecture.
AccelerComm’s turbo decode technology has rewritten the conventional thinking on turbo coding, enabling speeds of 20Gbit/s throughput and 0.5µs latency, thereby providing the technology to bridge between NSA and SA, satisfying the spec challenge of the reduced TTI in LTE-A Pro.
AccelerComm's polar IP will provide the control channel for 5G NR from it's earliest variants and beyond...