NR/E-UTRA Dual Connectivity



NE-DC frequency bands 38.101-3 (Rel 17 Sept 2021)

Dual connectivity (DC) band combinations of NR + LTE carriers

Inter-band NE-DC within FR1

Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 (two bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n1A_28A DC_n1A_28A
n1 28
DC_n28A_3A DC_n28A_3A
n28 3
DC_n28A_8A DC_n28A_8A
n28 8
DC_n28A_20A DC_n28A_20A
n28 20
DC_n28A_40A DC_n28A_40A
n28 40
DC_n41A_3A DC_n41A_3A
n41 3
DC_n41A_8A DC_n41A_8A
n41 8
DC_n41A_34A DC_n41A_34A
n41 34
DC_n41A_39A DC_n41A_39A
n41 39
DC_n41A_40A DC_n41A_40A
n41 40
DC_n78A_1A DC_n78A_1A
n78 1
DC_n78A_3A DC_n78A_3A
n78 3
DC_n78A_3C DC_n78A_3A
n78 3C
DC_n78A_5A DC_n78A_5A
n78 5
DC_n78A_7A DC_n78A_7A
n78 7
DC_n78A_7A-7A DC_n78A_7A
n78 7A-7A
DC_n78A_8A DC_n78A_8A
n78 8
DC_n78A_26A DC_n78A_26A
n78 26
Nb = 18

Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 (three bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n78A_1A-3A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
n78 1A-3A
DC_n78A_1A-3C DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
n78 1A-3C
DC_n78A_1A-5A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_5A
n78 1A-5A
DC_n78A_1A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-7A
DC_n78A_1A-7A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-7A-7A
DC_n78A_1A-8A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_8A
n78 1A-8A
DC_n78A_3A-5A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_5A
n78 3A-5A
DC_n78A_3A-7A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 3A-7A
DC_n78A_3A-7A-7A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 3A-7A-7A
DC_n78A_3A-8A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_8A
n78 3A-8A
DC_n78A_3C-8A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_8A
n78 3C-8A
DC_n78A_5A-7A DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 5A-7A
DC_n78A_5A-7A-7A DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 5A-7A-7A
Nb = 13

Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 (four bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n78A_1A-3A-5A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_5A
n78 1A-3A-5A
DC_n78A_1A-3A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-3A-7A
DC_n78A_1A-3A-7A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n78A_1A-3A-8A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_8A
n78 1A-3A-8A
DC_n78A_1A-3C-8A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_8A
n78 1A-3C-8A
DC_n78A_1A-5A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-5A-7A
DC_n78A_1A-5A-7A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n78A_3A-5A-7A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 3A-5A-7A
DC_n78A_3A-5A-7A-7A DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 3A-5A-7A-7A
Nb = 9

Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 (five bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n78A_1A-3A-5A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n78A_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A DC_n78A_1A
DC_n78A_3A
DC_n78A_5A
DC_n78A_7A
n78 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
Nb = 2

Inter-band NE-DC within FR2

Inter-band NE-DC within FR2 (two bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n257A_1A n257 1
DC_n257G_1A n257G 1
DC_n257H_1A n257H 1
DC_n257I_1A n257I 1
DC_n257J_1A n257J 1
DC_n257K_1A n257K 1
DC_n257L_1A n257L 1
DC_n257M_1A n257M 1
DC_n257A_3A n257 3
DC_n257G_3A n257G 3
DC_n257H_3A n257H 3
DC_n257I_3A n257I 3
DC_n257J_3A n257J 3
DC_n257K_3A n257K 3
DC_n257L_3A n257L 3
DC_n257M_3A n257M 3
DC_n257A_3C n257 3C
DC_n257G_3C n257G 3C
DC_n257H_3C n257H 3C
DC_n257I_3C n257I 3C
DC_n257J_3C n257J 3C
DC_n257K_3C n257K 3C
DC_n257L_3C n257L 3C
DC_n257M_3C n257M 3C
DC_n257A_5A n257 5
DC_n257G_5A n257G 5
DC_n257H_5A n257H 5
DC_n257I_5A n257I 5
DC_n257J_5A n257J 5
DC_n257K_5A n257K 5
DC_n257L_5A n257L 5
DC_n257M_5A n257M 5
DC_n257A_7A n257 7
DC_n257G_7A n257G 7
DC_n257H_7A n257H 7
DC_n257I_7A n257I 7
DC_n257J_7A n257J 7
DC_n257K_7A n257K 7
DC_n257L_7A n257L 7
DC_n257M_7A n257M 7
DC_n257A_7A-7A n257 7A-7A
DC_n257G_7A-7A n257G 7A-7A
DC_n257H_7A-7A n257H 7A-7A
DC_n257I_7A-7A n257I 7A-7A
DC_n257J_7A-7A n257J 7A-7A
DC_n257K_7A-7A n257K 7A-7A
DC_n257L_7A-7A n257L 7A-7A
DC_n257M_7A-7A n257M 7A-7A
DC_n257A_8A n257 8
DC_n257G_8A n257G 8
DC_n257H_8A n257H 8
DC_n257I_8A n257I 8
DC_n257J_8A n257J 8
DC_n257K_8A n257K 8
DC_n257L_8A n257L 8
DC_n257M_8A n257M 8
DC_n257A_26A n257 26
Nb = 57

Inter-band NE-DC within FR2 (three bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n257A_1A-3A n257 1A-3A
DC_n257G_1A-3A n257G 1A-3A
DC_n257H_1A-3A n257H 1A-3A
DC_n257I_1A-3A n257I 1A-3A
DC_n257J_1A-3A n257J 1A-3A
DC_n257K_1A-3A n257K 1A-3A
DC_n257L_1A-3A n257L 1A-3A
DC_n257M_1A-3A n257M 1A-3A
DC_n257A_1A-3C n257 1A-3C
DC_n257G_1A-3C n257G 1A-3C
DC_n257H_1A-3C n257H 1A-3C
DC_n257I_1A-3C n257I 1A-3C
DC_n257J_1A-3C n257J 1A-3C
DC_n257K_1A-3C n257K 1A-3C
DC_n257L_1A-3C n257L 1A-3C
DC_n257M_1A-3C n257M 1A-3C
DC_n257A_1A-5A n257 1A-5A
DC_n257G_1A-5A n257G 1A-5A
DC_n257H_1A-5A n257H 1A-5A
DC_n257I_1A-5A n257I 1A-5A
DC_n257J_1A-5A n257J 1A-5A
DC_n257K_1A-5A n257K 1A-5A
DC_n257L_1A-5A n257L 1A-5A
DC_n257M_1A-5A n257M 1A-5A
DC_n257A_1A-7A n257 1A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-7A n257G 1A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-7A n257H 1A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-7A n257I 1A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-7A n257J 1A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-7A n257K 1A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-7A n257L 1A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-7A n257M 1A-7A
DC_n257A_1A-7A-7A n257 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-7A-7A n257G 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-7A-7A n257H 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-7A-7A n257I 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-7A-7A n257J 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-7A-7A n257K 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-7A-7A n257L 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-7A-7A n257M 1A-7A-7A
DC_n257A_1A-8A n257 1A-8A
DC_n257G_1A-8A n257G 1A-8A
DC_n257H_1A-8A n257H 1A-8A
DC_n257I_1A-8A n257I 1A-8A
DC_n257J_1A-8A n257J 1A-8A
DC_n257K_1A-8A n257K 1A-8A
DC_n257L_1A-8A n257L 1A-8A
DC_n257M_1A-8A n257M 1A-8A
DC_n257A_3A-5A n257 3A-5A
DC_n257G_3A-5A n257G 3A-5A
DC_n257H_3A-5A n257H 3A-5A
DC_n257I_3A-5A n257I 3A-5A
DC_n257J_3A-5A n257J 3A-5A
DC_n257K_3A-5A n257K 3A-5A
DC_n257L_3A-5A n257L 3A-5A
DC_n257M_3A-5A n257M 3A-5A
DC_n257A_3A-7A n257 3A-7A
DC_n257G_3A-7A n257G 3A-7A
DC_n257H_3A-7A n257H 3A-7A
DC_n257I_3A-7A n257I 3A-7A
DC_n257J_3A-7A n257J 3A-7A
DC_n257K_3A-7A n257K 3A-7A
DC_n257L_3A-7A n257L 3A-7A
DC_n257M_3A-7A n257M 3A-7A
DC_n257A_3A-7A-7A n257 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_3A-7A-7A n257G 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_3A-7A-7A n257H 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_3A-7A-7A n257I 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_3A-7A-7A n257J 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_3A-7A-7A n257K 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_3A-7A-7A n257L 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_3A-7A-7A n257M 3A-7A-7A
DC_n257A_3A-8A n257 3A-8A
DC_n257G_3A-8A n257G 3A-8A
DC_n257H_3A-8A n257H 3A-8A
DC_n257I_3A-8A n257I 3A-8A
DC_n257J_3A-8A n257J 3A-8A
DC_n257K_3A-8A n257K 3A-8A
DC_n257L_3A-8A n257L 3A-8A
DC_n257M_3A-8A n257M 3A-8A
DC_n257A_3C-8A n257 3C-8A
DC_n257G_3C-8A n257G 3C-8A
DC_n257H_3C-8A n257H 3C-8A
DC_n257I_3C-8A n257I 3C-8A
DC_n257J_3C-8A n257J 3C-8A
DC_n257K_3C-8A n257K 3C-8A
DC_n257L_3C-8A n257L 3C-8A
DC_n257M_3C-8A n257M 3C-8A
DC_n257A_5A-7A n257 5A-7A
DC_n257G_5A-7A n257G 5A-7A
DC_n257H_5A-7A n257H 5A-7A
DC_n257I_5A-7A n257I 5A-7A
DC_n257J_5A-7A n257J 5A-7A
DC_n257K_5A-7A n257K 5A-7A
DC_n257L_5A-7A n257L 5A-7A
DC_n257M_5A-7A n257M 5A-7A
DC_n257A_5A-7A-7A n257 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_5A-7A-7A n257G 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_5A-7A-7A n257H 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_5A-7A-7A n257I 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_5A-7A-7A n257J 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_5A-7A-7A n257K 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_5A-7A-7A n257L 5A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_5A-7A-7A n257M 5A-7A-7A
Nb = 104

Inter-band NE-DC within FR2 (four bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n257A_1A-3A-5A n257 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257G_1A-3A-5A n257G 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257H_1A-3A-5A n257H 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257I_1A-3A-5A n257I 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257J_1A-3A-5A n257J 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257K_1A-3A-5A n257K 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257L_1A-3A-5A n257L 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257M_1A-3A-5A n257M 1A-3A-5A
DC_n257A_1A-3A-7A n257 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-3A-7A n257G 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-3A-7A n257H 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-3A-7A n257I 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-3A-7A n257J 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-3A-7A n257K 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-3A-7A n257L 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-3A-7A n257M 1A-3A-7A
DC_n257A_1A-3A-7A-7A n257 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-3A-7A-7A n257G 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-3A-7A-7A n257H 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-3A-7A-7A n257I 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-3A-7A-7A n257J 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-3A-7A-7A n257K 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-3A-7A-7A n257L 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-3A-7A-7A n257M 1A-3A-7A-7A
DC_n257A_1A-3A-8A n257 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257G_1A-3A-8A n257G 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257H_1A-3A-8A n257H 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257I_1A-3A-8A n257I 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257J_1A-3A-8A n257J 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257K_1A-3A-8A n257K 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257L_1A-3A-8A n257L 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257M_1A-3A-8A n257M 1A-3A-8A
DC_n257A_1A-3C-8A n257 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257G_1A-3C-8A n257G 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257H_1A-3C-8A n257H 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257I_1A-3C-8A n257I 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257J_1A-3C-8A n257J 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257K_1A-3C-8A n257K 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257L_1A-3C-8A n257L 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257M_1A-3C-8A n257M 1A-3C-8A
DC_n257A_1A-5A-7A n257 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-5A-7A n257G 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-5A-7A n257H 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-5A-7A n257I 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-5A-7A n257J 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-5A-7A n257K 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-5A-7A n257L 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-5A-7A n257M 1A-5A-7A
DC_n257A_1A-5A-7A-7A n257 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-5A-7A-7A n257G 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-5A-7A-7A n257H 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-5A-7A-7A n257I 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-5A-7A-7A n257J 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-5A-7A-7A n257K 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-5A-7A-7A n257L 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-5A-7A-7A n257M 1A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257A_3A-5A-7A n257 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257G_3A-5A-7A n257G 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257H_3A-5A-7A n257H 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257I_3A-5A-7A n257I 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257J_3A-5A-7A n257J 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257K_3A-5A-7A n257K 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257L_3A-5A-7A n257L 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257M_3A-5A-7A n257M 3A-5A-7A
DC_n257A_3A-5A-7A-7A n257 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_3A-5A-7A-7A n257G 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_3A-5A-7A-7A n257H 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_3A-5A-7A-7A n257I 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_3A-5A-7A-7A n257J 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_3A-5A-7A-7A n257K 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_3A-5A-7A-7A n257L 3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_3A-5A-7A-7A n257M 3A-5A-7A-7A
Nb = 72

Inter-band NE-DC within FR2 (five bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR E-UTRA
Downlink Uplink
DC_n257A_1A-3A-5A-7A n257 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-3A-5A-7A n257G 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-3A-5A-7A n257H 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-3A-5A-7A n257I 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-3A-5A-7A n257J 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-3A-5A-7A n257K 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-3A-5A-7A n257L 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-3A-5A-7A n257M 1A-3A-5A-7A
DC_n257A_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257G_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257G 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257H_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257H 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257I_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257I 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257J_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257J 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257K_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257K 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257L_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257L 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
DC_n257M_1A-3A-5A-7A-7A n257M 1A-3A-5A-7A-7A
Nb = 16