NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) disclosed that it has partnered with Jio Platforms to deploy a 5G NR O-RAN small cell solution that incorporates NXP’s Layerscape family of multicore processors. Jio Platforms Ltd. (JPL) has garnered attention as a prominent technology firm that offers advanced 4G and 5G solutions.

It has been revealed that the combined solution of the firm will power new RAN networks that will offer high performance. It will allow a wide range of 5G use cases for broadband access as well as Industry 4.0 and IoT applications, comprising telemedicine, tele-education, augmented/virtual reality, drone-based agricultural monitoring, and more.

Furthermore, the partnership allows a powerful contribution that has successfully tested at 100 MHz channel bandwidth in a 3.5 GHz spectrum with peak data rates of 1 Gbps+. This interprets to improved performance for a wide range of segments, allowing advanced applications in smart cities, smart homes, health, and education, and significantly optimizing user experience in data download rates for all mobile users.

Layerscape family of multicore processors of NXP offer high levels of combination and offer strong performance harnessing the combination of Arm 64-bit cores, networking, and security offload engines with wide high-speed SerDes interfaces for highly integrated system implementation.

Hence, the partnership with Jio to develop, test and deploy 5G solutions highlights the power of NXP’s Layerscape products and the increasing ability of NXP’s antenna-to-processor portfolio to speed up new 5G deployments.