Cohere Technologies, Vodafone complete successful field test of spectrum multiplier.

February 21, 2024
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  • Cohere Technologies and Vodafone successfully completed field testing of spectrum multiplier technology
  • The field testing involved indoor and outdoor environments in Ciudad Real, Spain

Cohere Technologies and Vodafone Field Test Success

Cohere Technologies and Vodafone have announced the successful completion of field testing of Cohere’s Universal Spectrum Multiplier (USM) software in Vodafone’s 5G performance network in Ciudad Real. The testing took place in both indoor and outdoor environments.

During the trial, Cohere’s USM software was tested using 10MHz of spectrum in the 2.1GHz band, resulting in a capacity improvement of up to 50%. Vodafone’s Group Head of Open RAN, Paco Martin, expressed satisfaction with the results and highlighted the potential of the software to enhance network performance without the need for additional hardware.

Ray Dolan, chairman and CEO of Cohere Technologies, praised Vodafone’s support and emphasized the software’s ability to improve network performance in various environments. Cohere’s USM software boosts the spectral efficiency of networks, providing increased capacity for 5G networks without requiring changes to existing infrastructure or devices.

The successful field test represents a significant milestone in the collaboration between Cohere Technologies and Vodafone, with plans to integrate the USM software with partners to offer these benefits to operators worldwide.

About Cohere Technologies and Vodafone

Cohere Technologies is the creator of Universal Spectrum Multiplier (USM) software for 4G, 5G, and Multi-G O-RAN, while Vodafone is a leading pan-European and African telecoms company. Cohere’s USM software has shown promising results in enhancing network performance, and Vodafone is committed to leveraging innovative RAN solutions to benefit its customers.

Overall, the successful field test showcases the potential of Cohere’s USM software to significantly improve network capacity and performance in real-world urban environments, setting the stage for future implementations in the telecom industry.

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