Huawei launches microwave solution for 50 Gbps E-band

Huawei has launched a microwave solution for 50 Gbps E-band, with the goal of meeting ultra-high-bandwidth needs in dense urban areas — at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022.
Huawei base station antennaHuawei, the leading mobile network supplier, claims that the transmission range of the long-reach E-band is 50 percent higher than the industry average, which can cover dense urban areas with just one hop.

For traditional frequency bands, Huawei has also unveiled a simplified SuperLink solution for suburban areas, achieving 10 Gbps capacity across over 40 km, as well as an ECOwave solution that is designed to save network energy on all bands, helping scale up 5G deployment.

Huawei has released a 2T2R E-band solution that allows a single device to support XPIC and offers up to 25 Gbps transmission capacity, 2.5 times that of existing single-channel devices. With the Super MIMO solution, Huawei has also introduced the industry’s first-ever single-antenna 50 Gbps E-band, fulfilling the bandwidth requirements of dense urban areas.

Huawei said its integrated long-reach E-band improves the transmit power by 6 dB to 24 dBm. With IBT antennas, the transmission range is expanded by 50 percent, from 3.5 km to 5 km, making it ideal for urban environments and achieving full coverage with just one hop. IBT antennas are used so that E-bands can be installed on pole sites. IBT antennas have already been broadly applied in more than 20 global networks.

For suburban areas, Huawei offers a simplified SuperLink solution with low frequency bands and large bandwidth, which consists of the industry’s first 3-in-1 multi-band antenna and Quad Carrier CA ODU to transmit data at 10 Gbps over 40 km, slashing the amount of load and space required by 70 percent and offering comprehensive long-range coverage in suburban areas.

Huawei’s all-band ECOwave solution’s device- and link-level energy saving technologies cut inventory network power consumption by up to 10 percent. Simplified solutions can reduce the number of hardware devices for new networks. When these technologies are all used together, total energy consumption can be slashed by up to 20 percent.