Samsung has announced that it has completed a successful trial of its 5G technology with KDDI. The two companies tested out 5G with a multi device test an the Okinawa Cellular Stadium, which is a 30,000 capacity baseball stadium in Japan.
The tests involved downloading and streaming 4K videos using 5G technology, the videos were downloaded and then stream simultaneously on a number 5G tablets in the stadium.
“We have been working closely with Samsung to explore 5G. It is exciting to see how the technology will play out at crowded events to result in the discovery of new business models,” said Yoshiaki Uchida, Senior Managing Executive Officer at KDDI. “The trial is solid evidence of our potential to generate new use cases that will take user experience in sports stadiums to new heights in the 5G era.”
“5G holds the powerful potential to create new user experiences and business models that are more immersive and dynamic than ever before,” said Youngky Kim, President and Head of Networks Business at Samsung Electronics. “Through our collaboration with KDDI, we will stay committed to exploring 5G-driven business models that can be applied in diverse high-demand locations based on a wide range of methods.”
You can find out more details about Samsung’s plans for their 5G technology over at the company’s website at the link below.