Massive MIMO Radio
Stepping into the Limelight as a Key Player for 5G
Samsung’s Massive MIMO Radios are a crucial part of 5G networks. With cutting-edge technologies such as 3D beamforming and higher MIMO layers, our solutions provide a vast level of coverage, capacity and performance with an optimal form factor to support an easier installation process. Our diverse line-up of products are ready to fully meet the challenges of a complex 5G network like supporting the continuously increasing traffic and users.
Complete Solution for
Any Deployment Scenario
Samsung offers a full range of Massive MIMO Radios that support a variety of spectrums, environments and traffic requirements.
Stellar Performance and Wide Coverage, 64T64R Massive MIMO Radio
To maximize 5G performance in the mid-band, Samsung’s 64T64R Massive MIMO Radios makes full use of innovative technologies such as multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO). The products are ready to meet the soaring mobile traffic usage experienced on 5G networks and are a perfect solution for congested cells in highly-populated urban areas. With a wide vertical coverage range, they are also suited for cities crowded with high rise buildings.
Flexible and Efficient Deployment, 32T32R Massive MIMO Radio
Samsung’s 32T32R Massive MIMO Radios are the perfect balance of performance and efficiency. They are powerful products that ensure maximum speeds and coverage while enabling efficient deployment and installation. For example, Samsung has developed the slimmest 32T32R product in the industry, which was key for fast 5G network rollouts as operators were able to reuse legacy infrastructure.
Configured for Multi-band Spectrum, FDD Dual-band Massive MIMO Radio
With decades of R&D expertise and experience, Samsung has overcome the challenges of FDD spectrum that inherently make advanced techniques such as beamforming difficult to design. Samsung’s Massive MIMO Radios supports both TDD bands and FDD bands. To take it a step further, the FDD Massive MIMO Radio offers dual-band operations with a single product and each spectrum can be used to operate either LTE or 5G simultaneously.
Antennas into a Single Product, One Antenna Radio
Space constraints in cell sites are common challenges when deploying equipment for multiple generations of technologies. Samsung’s One Antenna Radio is an innovative solution that combines a Massive MIMO Radio with low and mid-band antennas and it simplifies site upgrades for low to mid-band 5G. Apart from the mechanical integration, the One Antenna Radio also interweaves solutions between passive antennas and Massive MIMO Radios to reduce product dimensions. As a result, the One Antenna Radio dramatically reduces operational and maintenance costs for operators.
Innovations for Efficient
and Sustainable Operation
Samsung’s Massive MIMO Radios are built with many in-house components to help create more efficient products. Together with our in-house chips and filter design, Samsung offers smaller, power efficient, powerful products. By using our beamforming SoC, Digital Front End (DFE)-RFIC and new filter, the weight and volume of our products are reduced by up to 30% while power consumption is lowered by up to 20% than the previous generation. Samsung’s Massive MIMO Radios also offer natural convection cooling without fans to further reduce power requirements as well as size and weight of the products. Natural cooling also brings down the number of site visits needed for operation and maintenance than compared to a fan-based system.
with Advanced Technologies
To enhance user experiences in various conditions and environments, Samsung is applying several advanced technologies.
Samsung’s Massive MIMO Radio uses beamforming to create sharp beams that precisely target users and extends networks coverage. It also provides various beam scan range options so operators can selectively choose the best option for a certain target deployment area. It can be managed to either focus on a limited and complex area or cover a wide sparse area. Additionally, to decrease interference of adjacent cells in cell boundaries, Samsung’s Massive MIMO Radio supports coordinated beamforming between different cells to lower interference.
With best MIMO mode selection, Samsung’s solutions analyze users’ mobility, cell congestion and obstacles between devices and the network to provide optimized service to users. To further enhance user performance in mobile environments, Samsung’s Mobility Enhancer combines AI and advanced signal processing technology to improve beamforming accuracy of a moving user. Ultimately, the Mobility Enhancer raises the beamforming performance of Massive MIMO Radios by up to 30 percent for pedestrians.