Samsung has unveiled the Link Cell, a new integrated 5G mmWave small cell for indoor use. The product is part of Samsung’s wider in-building product portfolio – Samsung Link – which helps venues enhance 5G experiences.
According to the Korean firm, the Link Cell provides a seamless and enhanced 5G experience to users in indoor environments and will be one of the first global and commercial products in the sector. The technology is described as a ‘critical component’ for future private 5G networks in enterprises.
Commenting on the Link Cell, Jaeho Jeon, Executive Vice President and Head of R&D, Networks Business at Samsung Electronics, said:
“Today, we are excited to unveil Samsung Link for wireless operators to expand the capabilities of 5G networks and seamlessly link together outdoor and indoor 5G experiences. As one of the first commercial 5G mmWave indoor small cells, Link Cell will enable wireless operators and enterprises to bring 5G services to various offices, facilities and venue locations.”
Samsung also revealed that Verizon will be the first U.S. wireless operator to commercially deploy the Samsung Link Cell. Verizon plans to use it to extend the footprint of its 5G Ultra Wideband network.
To learn more about Link Cell, head over to Samsung’s dedicated website. No pricing or release date has been released yet.