SK Telecom, BMW demo the world’s first 5G connected car

South Korea —

SK Telecom have deployed the largest mmWave pre-standard 5G trial network using the 28GHz band at BMW’s driving centre in Incheon and says it has demonstrated the world’s first 5G-based connected car.

The ‘5G’ trial network covers all the tracks inside the driving centre, which spans an area of 240,000 square metres.

SK Telecom and Ericsson has jointly established a 5G test network, which transmits data at speeds of 20Gbps and communicate with each other at a rate of 1 / 1000th of a second between the base station and the terminals. The connected vehicle ‘T5’ did.

Combined with SK Telecom’s T and 5G’s 5, T5 is a representative project name symbolizing the 5G era SK Telecom will open in the future.