Global tech brand Oppo on Thursday announced a new 5G milestone by making the first 5G VoNR (Voice / Video on New Radio) call from its 5G lab in Hyderabad.
âThe initiative is aligned with India’s focus on developing 5G technology,â Oppo said in an official statement.
The 5G VoNR calls were made using Oppo’s latest flagship Reno 6 series smartphone and an end-to-end autonomous 5G (SA) network powered by Keysight test solutions at the Hyderabad 5G Innovation lab. ‘Oppo.
The success of the initiative is a step forward in the deployment of 5G in India, demonstrating 5G VoNR on any frequency band defined by 3GPP, he said.
“Another important step for Oppo”
Tasleem Arif, Vice President, Head of R&D India, Oppo India, said: âIn keeping with our commitment to India, I am delighted to be a part of this one-of-a-kind initiative. Another milestone in Oppo’s innovation journey is the VoNR call from our Hyderabad-based 5G lab. As a pioneer of 5G in India, the team is making great strides in exploring the true potential of 5G technology and delivering a better 5G experience to Indian consumers.
âAs one of Oppo’s leading technology partners, Keysight is excited to leverage the early development, testing and verification capabilities in the market to enable Oppo to take a 5G milestone, which operators can use it as a springboard to deliver high quality and transparent products. voice and video services, âsaid Cao Peng, vice president and general manager of Keysight’s wireless test group.
âThis achievement shows how Keysight’s 5G collaboration with Oppo, initiated in 2018, is helping accelerate the commercialization of 5G, a critical element in driving digital transformation in India and globally,â added Peng.
VoNR, or “Voice over 5G New Radio” is a basic calling service that makes full use of the SA architecture of the 5G network.
âCompared to previous calling services, VoNR offers significantly lower latency, significantly improved sound quality and picture quality, resulting in a high overall user experience,â Oppo said.
The 5G VoNR call was made by emulating a 5G core network, 5G RAN, and IMS server using the Keysight E7515B UXM 5G wireless test platform. It is a highly integrated signaling test platform supporting the latest 3GPP Release 15 and above features, enabling 5G calling with Reno6 devices in different 5G New Radio (NR) deployment modes; non-autonomous (NSA), autonomous (SA) and frequency bands in the Sub6 and millimeter wave frequencies.
In the test process, the 2 UXM5G devices emulate the 5G network and connect two devices to VoNR via the IMS utility.
While operators around the world are actively laying the foundation for 5G SA networks, Oppo India has also been working on deploying solutions under the network.
“As one of the first mobile phone brands in India to support VoNR calling under the SA architecture, Oppo aims to ensure that once released, every user can have a full 5G device experience,” did he declare.
Bullish on 5G technology
Oppo is optimistic about the development of 5G technology in India with continued investment in R&D.
Recently, the Reno 6 series supporting over 11 bands also showed positive results in a 5G standalone network trial with Jio.
The company has filed for more than 2,900 patent families worldwide and has declared more than 1,000 essential patent families of the 5G standard to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). In addition, he has also submitted over 3,000 documents related to 5G standards to 3GPP.
âGoing forward, Oppo will continue to increase its R&D in the areas of advanced technology, partner with other industry leaders to facilitate the development of 5G and continue to exploit the possibilities of 5G as it leads the industry into the Internet age of experience, “It said.