QCT 5G RAN

OmniRAN Solution

Enable Wider Connections with More Possibilities
OmniRAN is QCT’s radio access network solution that helps coordinate network resources across various wireless devices to enable innovative applications such as AR/VR, AGV/AMR, drones and cloud gaming. OmniRAN supports our customers with robust and performant edge appliances to deliver the flexibility, operational efficiency, and network agility they need.

Why Deploy QCT OmniRAN Solution?

Disaggregated platform

BBU software built on top of x86 general purpose servers

Standard compatibility

3GPP-compliant to interwork with various 5G terminals

Expandable radio network for a single cell

Depending on field coverage requirements, each cell can support multiple remote radio units (RRUs)

Various coverage options

Both indoor and outdoor options are available to meet diverse use case demands

Configurable ratio for uplink and downlink time slots

Configurable slot format to accommodate varying uplink and downlink data rates for different use cases

Standard time synchronization protocol

FHGW with GPS antenna to synchronize the time between BBU & RRU, according to IEEE 1588v2

Explore QCT OmniRAN Solution

To deliver higher speeds and mobility, QCT OmniRAN leverages and maximizes the capacity of Baseband Units (BBUs), Fronthaul Gateways (FHGWs), Remote Radio Units (RRUs), and RAN software to enable multiple applications.
CAPACITY & FEATURES
  • O-RAN 7-2 Function Split
  • Sub6 GHz: n48, n78, n79
  • BBU can support FHGW up to 100MHz per cell
  • BBU can support multiple RRU via FHGW
  • Time synchronization: IEEE 1588v2, GPS
  • Configurable UL/DL ratio
  • RRU Ceiling Mount, Wall Mount, and Pole Mount options
  • RRU Indoor and Outdoor options

Product Specifications

Baseband Unit (BBU)
QCT BBU integrates CU and DU functions in one box.
Model NameOmniRAN-E5GBBU
Standard3GPP R15 SA
ModulationDownlink:
QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM
Uplink:
QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
Active User/
Connected User
128 active UE/ >384 connected UE
Cell bandwidthSupport up to 100 MHz per cell
Frame StructurePattern 1: DDDSUDDSUU
Pattern 2: DDSUU
Pattern 3: DSUUU
Fronthaul Gateway (FHGW)
The FHGW acts as an expansion unit for the BBU. It distributes downlink signals from the BBU to multiple RRUs, and merges uplink signals from multiple RRUs to the BBU, thereby extending the coverage of 5G radio signals across a wide area.
Model NameIronRAN-FG GenA
RRU SupportSupport RRU up to 100 MHz; Multiple RRUs supported
GPSEmbedded GPS module (IEEE 1588v2 grand master)
Time
Synchronization
IEEE 1588v2
Ingress ProtectionIP20
Power Supply110/220V AC
Power Consumption<70W (only FHGW);
Dimensions and
Weight
446 x 250 x 44.5 (mm) ; 4.3 kg
Power for RRU+54V DC, 80W (per RRU)
Operating
Temperature;
Humidity
-5°C ~ 45°C
5% ~ 95%
Indoor Remote Radio Unit (RRU)
QCT RRU connects to a BBU or an FHGW to convert digital signals and emit 5GNR wireless signals to 5G devices. It supports O-RAN 7-2x architecture.
Model NameIronRAN-RUx PI GenA
Bandn48, n78 , n79
BandwidthSupport up to 100 MHz
MIMO4T4R
RF Output Power250mW/channel; Total: 1W
SynchronizationIEEE 1588v2
PlacementWall mount & ceiling mount
Function SplitO-RAN option 7-2
Power Supply54V DC from FHGW though power cord to RRU
or 110-240V AC, 19V DC from power adapter to RRU
Power Consumption60W
Dimension and
Weight
204.7 x 259.6 x 52.5 (mm) without mount kit
204.7 x 259.6 x 72.5 (mm) with mount kit
1.34 KG
Operating
Temperature;
Humidity
-5°C ~ 45°C
5% ~ 95%
NoiseUnder normal temperature (25°C ) < 40 dBA
Ingress ProtectionIP30 for indoor
Outdoor Remote Radio Unit (RRU)
QCT RRU connects to a BBU or an FHGW to convert digital signals and emit 5GNR wireless signals to 5G devices. It supports O-RAN 7-2x architecture.
Model NameIronRAN-RUx MO GenA
Bandn48, n78 , n79
BandwidthSupport up to 100 MHz
MIMO4T4R
RF Output Power5W/channel; Total: 20W
SynchronizationIEEE 1588v2
PlacementWall mount & ceiling mount
Function SplitO-RAN option 7-2
Power Supply110/220V AC In
Power Consumption150W (4T4R)
FanFanless design​
Dimension and
Weight
418.5 x 355 x 165 (mm)
15 KG
Operating
Temperature;
Humidity
-40°C ~ 55°C (best case);
5% ~ 95%
Ingress ProtectionIP30 for indoor