5G-NR tutorials and call flows
5G-NR Non Standalone Access Flow (EN-DC)
LTE support for 5G dual connectivity will enable 4G network operators to introduce 5G services with a minimal upgrade to support 5G data plane. This is achieved with the support for 4G eNB and 5G gNB dual connectivity (EN-DC).
Medium blog posts
5G NR: The New Radio interface for 5G
The 5G air interface that scales from cellular to the mm-wave bands.
5G physical layer specifications
The 5G specifications have been published as the 3GPP 38 series. Here we look at the physical layer specifications.
LDPC — low density parity check code
5G AN uses LDPC for channel coding on the traffic channel. LDPC corrects channel errors by maintaining parity bits for a selection of the data bits.
Cloud RAN and eCPRI fronthaul in 5G networks
5G networks will move towards centralizing the radio function using an eCPRI based fronthaul.
5G Service-Based Architecture (SBA)
Learn now the 5G Core Network has been designed around services that are invoked using a standard API.