Sunrise and Huawei have achieved a top speed of 3.67 Gbps downlink with multiple 5G smartphones in one 5G cell in Zürich. It is a new milestone of Huawei and Sunrise’s joint efforts to improve 5G experience after single user smartphone speed reaching up to 2 Gbps earlier. The continuous improvement of 5G network quality and performance will bring about more and more service innovations with broadband internet connections, offering more choice and convenience to people in Switzerland cities and villages.
Sunrise is the first in Europe to launch 5G network, continuing to implement its “5G for People” plan to secure Europe’s top position in digital infrastructure for Switzerland. Through the close cooperation with Huawei, Sunrise is now providing 5G coverage in more than 262 cities/villages throughout Switzerland, offering maximum 5G speeds to enable broadband internet, HD-TV, interactive gaming 5G services etc.
Sunrise is actively implementing its plan to provide the entire Swiss population with 5G and wants to expand its 5G network as quickly as possible in all regions. Sunrise and Huawei will strengthen their cooperation in 5G area, providing more product and services in 5G for the people in Switzerland, and continuously deploy 5G networks in both urban and rural area.
Based on C-Band 100 megahertz bandwidth, the test is performed in Sunrise commercial network with Huawei 5G commercial network equipment fully conforming to 3GPP standards. Huawei innovative MU-MIMO technology substantially increases 5G capacity without additional requirement of spectrum and power resource.