5G Access: Ultra Mobile Broadband

The Ultra Mobile Broadband platform is a rapid prototype, high bandwidth, small form factor platform capable of prototyping advanced 5G technologies. The platform includes radios operating at 70 GHz with a 1 GHz bandwidth. Advanced 5G research, such as hybrid analog/digital beamforming and low-latency protocols are pursued through MATLAB based design and porting to FPGAs.


  • Very high user throughput of 2 Gbps peak with millimeter wave frequencies
  • Design flow from MATLAB system prototyping through FPGA targeting
  • Web-based user interface provides dashboards for data analysis 


  • Baseband Solution

    TDD-SC Waveform based on 802.11ad PHY

  • LDPC Coder

    Low-density parity-check

  • High Bandwidth

    71-76 GHz, 4 channels, 1 GHz bandwidth


BLOG / Jun 2017 / 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
The Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) recently signed an agreement with InterDigital to collaborate on the development of New Radio (NR) concepts targeted for 5G Phase 2. NR, the global standard being driven by 3GPP for a new 5G air interface, is a continuing part of the mobile broadband evolution to deliver on the requirements of 5G. According to... Read More
BLOG / May 2017 / IoT, 5G, Smart Cities, Data Exchange / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
The 5G network, AR/VR, and machine learning, among other innovations are providing abundant possibilities to rapidly advance the power and opportunity of Smart Cities technology. The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), a forum where ICT companies convene to find solutions to shared pressing challenges, recently developed the Smart Cities Technology Roadmap to provide an overview of the network-enabled technologies that... Read More
BLOG / Apr 2017 / 5G / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi
Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) is the visualization of base station functionalities by means of cloud computing, and it is considered to be one of the key forward-looking 5G technologies. It also was the focus of a research paper, co-authored by an InterDigital engineer, that was recently awarded the 2017 Best Paper by the Journal of Communication Networks (JCN)!  ... Read More

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