NXP and Jio Platforms Collaborate to Enable Expanded Use of 5G



  • Jio Platforms used NXP Layerscape processors to create new 5G NR O-RAN small cells
  • Collaboration aims to deliver cutting edge radio products compliant with 3GPP and O-RAN standards
  • The solution delivers performance for broadband access, Industry 4.0 and other applications.

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) and Jio Platforms Ltd. (JPL) a subsidiary of RIL [NSE: RELIANCE], today announced a collaboration to implement a 5G NR O-RAN small cell solution that integrates NXP’s Layerscape® family of multicore processors. The combined solution will power new RAN networks that will deliver high performance, enabling a wide range of 5G use cases for broadband access as well as Industry 4.0 and IoT applications including telemedicine, tele-education, augmented / virtual reality, drones. agricultural based surveillance and more.

Jio Platforms Ltd. (JPL) is a leading technology company providing innovative 4G and 5G solutions and is the holding company of Jio, the largest mobile network operator in India and the third largest mobile network operator in the world. The company is constantly leveraging innovative technology solutions to serve its vast customer base and is rapidly evolving to seize 5G opportunities in India.

JPL has taken advantage of the high performance and flexibility of NXP’s Layerscape processors in its new 5G NR solutions. The combination enables a powerful offering that has been successfully tested at 100 MHz channel bandwidth in 3.5 GHz spectrum with peak data rates of 1 Gbps +. This translates into increased performance for a wide range of segments, enabling innovative applications in smart cities, smart homes, healthcare and education, and significantly improved user experience in data download rates for all. mobile users. As a result, JPL’s 5G NR radio solutions are well suited for next-generation RAN networks, providing increased indoor and outdoor performance and enabling a wide range of 5G use cases.

“The NXP processor platform is an important part of Jio’s 5G journey. 5G New Radio solutions require flexibility in terms of platform functionality, efficiency and rich tools, which NXP brings. With NXP, Jio Platforms has developed cutting-edge radio products, compliant with 3GPP standards as well as O-RAN standards. We have a history of working closely with NXP, and we look forward to strengthening it further, ”said Mr. Aayush Bhatnagar, senior vice president of Jio Platforms.

NXP’s Layerscape® multi-core processor family delivers high levels of integration and high performance by leveraging the combination of 64-bit Arm cores, networking and security offload engines with large, high-speed SerDes interfaces for high-speed SerDes interfaces. highly integrated system implementation. Hardware network offload includes switching, synchronization, analysis and Quality of Service (QoS), providing offload for eCPRI C / U- and S-Plane offload, including virtualized and containerized L1 / L2 applications . The overall system offers efficient and scalable performance through a software programmable implementation.

“The collaboration with Jio to develop, test and deploy 5G solutions underscores the power of our Layerscape products and the growing ability of NXP’s antenna-processor portfolio to accelerate new 5G deployments,” said Tareq Bustami, senior vice president and Managing Director, Network Edge at NXP Semiconductors. “Jio and NXP are both focused on technical leadership and innovation, and this combined systems integration demonstrates our shared vision of delivering efficient 5G NR solutions to the Indian market. “

NXP 5G Access Edge Wallet
From antenna to processor, NXP offers a strong portfolio of technologies to accelerate 5G deployments that deliver best-in-class performance and security for infrastructure, industrial and automotive applications. This includes the company’s Airfast family of RF power solutions and its Layerscape family of multicore processors for wireless data links, fixed wireless access and small cell devices. To learn more, visit nxp.com/5G.

About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections for a smarter world, delivering solutions that make life easier, better and safer. As a global leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial and IoT, mobile and communications infrastructure markets. Drawing on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has approximately 29,000 employees in more than 30 countries and achieved sales of $ 8.61 billion in 2020. Find out more more, go to www.nxp.com.

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For more information please contact:

Americas and Europe Greater China / Asia
Jason deal Ming Yue
Phone. : +44 7715228414 Phone. : +86 21 2205 2690
Email: jason.deal@nxp.com Email: ming.yue@nxp.com

About Jio Platforms Ltd.

Jio Platforms Ltd. (JPL) is an Indian technology company and a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, headquartered in Mumbai. Jio Platforms Limited is an innovation-driven product company in the areas of 4G and 5G networks as well as Cloud and Edge solutions. Jio Platforms Ltd. (JPL) and the Jio logo are registered trademarks of Jio. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. © 2021 Jio Platforms Ltd. For more information, please visit https://www.jio.com

Jio spokesperson:
Aayush Bhatnagar
Senior Vice President
Phone: + 91 22 244776266
Email: aayush.bhatnagar@ril.com


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