Huawei and Bouygues Telecom announced today a joint innovation program to experiment 5G in France. Bouygues Telecom is part of the first operators worldwide to experiment 5G 3GPP in field with Huawei. Bordeaux will be the first city for a 5G network trial, from single site to multi-site coverage.
With the release of industry’s first 3GPP-based E2E 5G network system solutions developed by Huawei, the deployment of 5G networks is about to begin. Bouygues Telecom intends to provide ultra-high capacities for data services, greatly improving user experience and continuously maintaining a leading position in telecom network.
Today agreement underlines Bouygues Telecom and Huawei collaboration since 2012 to launch 4G network. In 2014, building-on this partnership, Bouygues Telecom and Huawei jointly tested the first 4G commercial network reaching 1.1Gbps in Western Europe using 4 Carrier Aggregation Technology.