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OPPO and Ericsson Launch 5G Joint Lab to Strengthen Collaboration

OPPO and Ericsson Launch 5G Joint Lab to Strengthen Collaboration

  • Luca Orsini, Head of Networks and VP, MNEA, Ericsson - Andy WU, VP of OPPO and President of Software Engineering

OPPO, the leading world smartphone brand, has announced the launch of a 5G joint laboratory with Ericsson, a number one data and communication technology provider, which can serve to deepen the 2 companies’ collaboration within the area of 5G. Through the new lab, OPPO and Ericsson will also promote global collaboration, share with one another cutting-edge 5G technologies and help facilitate 5G products and network performance to accelerate the large-scale preparation of 5G globally.

“We are very excited to launch our 5G joint lab with Ericsson. The initiative leverages Ericsson’s benefits in 5G network and infrastructure technologies and its world operator channels with OPPO’s expertise and experience in 5G standards development, technologies, merchandise and application situations,” said Andy Wu, VP of OPPO and President of Software Engineering. “We can work mutually to embrace the challenges and opportunities ahead within the 5G era so as to supply higher 5G products and experiences for customers around the world.”

“This partnership is extremely strategic importance for each Ericsson and OPPO. It will contribute to the range of the 5G ecosystem and take from the agility of both companies to bring new use cases and customer value to the market,” said Luca Orsini, Vice President and Head of Networks for Market Area North East Asia at Ericsson.

OPPO and Ericsson are operating closely to contribute to the evolution of 5G technologies and have additionally signed a global patent license agreement, briting a solid foundation for their ongoing, in-depth collaboration within the 5G era. Since the third quarter of 2018, the 2 partners have been running joint 5G tests on OPPO’s 5G phone and Ericsson’s 5G infrastructure with native operator partners in Sweden, Germany and China as part of an attempt to accelerate the business availableness of 5G products. At MWC 2019 earlier this year, OPPO and Ericsson additionally partnered to showcase 5G smartphones and cloud-gaming situation to attendees.

OPPO has been at the forefront of the event and popularization of 5G smartphones. The corporate unveiled its 1st 5G smartphone within the GCC in September this year. The OPPO Reno 5G continues the Reno series’ use of innovative technology to elevate photography and mobile entertainment to all-new heights, with the added power of 5G’s super-fast connectivity.

OPPO is a pioneer in 5G smartphones and connectivity; and may be a key contributor to the standardization of 5G. The company had announced its “5G Landing Project” with leading operator partners within the GCC earlier in 2019 to accelerate the commercialization of 5G products and services worldwide.

With 5G adoption on the cusp of scaling up, OPPO will also launch the world's 1st Qualcomm-powered dual-mode 5G smartphone by the end of the year, offering an enhanced and more robust 5G experience to global users.

In the new era of 5G intelligent connectivity, OPPO can still invest in development, technological analysis, standards and application situation for 5G and work with leading partners like Ericsson to explore the tremendous potential of 5G and convey its innovation value to consumers around the world.

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