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Class 4 Power: A Disruptive Enabler for “True” 5G Deployments
Raj Radjassamy (Director, 5G and Wireless Segment at ABB Power Conversion, ABB)
Location: Emerging Tech & Innovation Theater
Date: Wednesday, March 29
Time: 11:00 am - 11:25 am
Pass Type: All Access, Standard, Quick Pass Wednesday, Expo Only
Format: Expo Theater
Vault Recording: TBD
True 5G is touted to offer peak download speeds of 20Gb/s, latencies of ~1ms, and coverage of ~1 million devices per square kilometer. To fully realize these capabilities and to deliver massive capacity and connectivity, 5G small cells operating in the mmWave spectrum (>24GHz) are essential. Deploying small cells at a wider scale will require reliable power and optical fiber connectivity. Class 4 power offers the ability to deliver large amounts of power (for example: 1 kilowatt) over a long distance (~1 to 2 miles) without the need for special conduits or permits. This new class of power may be the disruptive enabler that small cells need to unlock True 5G in a cost-effective and safer way. This session will explore “true” 5G, Class 4 power, and how the new class of power can play a role in the wide-spread deployment of true 5G.
Key take ways include:
- An understanding of “True” 5G
- Information about Class 4 Power and how it can help enable cost-effective, true 5G deployments
- Use cases and end applications