ASTRI is showcasing its latest LTE and 5G communications R&D at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona

[27 February 2018, Hong Kong] ASTRI is showcasing a series of latest LTE and 5G communications technologies at the Mobile World Congress 2018 from 26 February to 1 March 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. Collaborating with Fujian Sunnada Network Technology Co. Ltd., Rohde & Schwarz, Keysight Technologies and Intel Corporation, ASTRI is performing joint technology demonstrations at the respective booths of its partners.

Technologies being showcased by ASTRI at the Mobile World Congress 2018 include:

Technology Booth No.
Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) virtualisation with live migration for 4G and 5G networks Joint demo with Sunnada at Hall 5 Stand 5G70
5G Ultra-Reliable and Low-Latency Communication (URLLC) and Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) base-station

The ultra-low latency round trip signalling is validated with testing equipment from Keysight Technologies and Rohde & Schwarz

Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Throughput Optimisation and Orchestration Prototype
Control and User Plane Separation in EPC Nodes (CUPS) towards 5G core network
Mobile Core/Edge Network on Next Generation Central Office (NGCO) Joint demo with Intel at Hall 3 Stand 3E31
V2X Networking System for enabling Edge Applications and Autonomous Driving


In addition, ASTRI is showcasing its mini EPC (Evolved Packet Core) and Portable LTE Base Station innovation at the Hong Kong Technology Pavilion (Booth No. Hall 1 Stand 1E20), introducing its Next Generation Network R&D and the application of these technologies across different industries.

ASTRI thrives on partnership with the industry. Its mission is to help businesses to become more competitive through applied research. ASTRI delivers that by partnering with the industry ecosystem. It has had a strong and fruitful relationship with GSMA – the organiser of MWC – registering successive participation in the global event over the years.

Organised by the GSMA, Mobile World Congress is an annual event that provides unique business opportunities and a platform for relationship building for the mobile industry. It includes over 2,300 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations; a world-class conference featuring inspiring keynotes and discussions; networking opportunities; and the annual Global Mobile Awards ceremony which recognises leading mobile solutions and initiatives from around the world. For details of the event, please visit


Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research.  ASTRI’s core R&D competences in various areas are organised under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Opto-electronics, Security and Data Sciences, and Intelligent Software and Systems. Five areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation network, health technologies, and smart city are identified for major pursuit. Please visit, for further information about ASTRI.

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