NR Dual Connectivity



DC frequency bands 38.101-3 (Rel 16 Jun 2020)

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

gNb gNb 5G carrier FR1 5G carrier FR2 Carrier aggregated data pipe Dual Carriers

Inter-band between FR1 and FR2

Inter-band NR-DC configurations between FR1 and FR2 (two bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR
Downlink Uplink
DC_n3A-n257A n3A-n257A
DC_n3A-n257D n3A-n257D
DC_n3A-n257G n3A-n257G
DC_n3A-n257H n3A-n257H
DC_n3A-n257I n3A-n257I
DC_n28A-n257A n28A-n257A
DC_n28A-n257D n28A-n257D
DC_n28A-n257G n28A-n257G
DC_n28A-n257H n28A-n257H
DC_n28A-n257I n28A-n257I
DC_n77A-n257A n77A-n257A
DC_n77A-n257D n77A-n257D
DC_n77A-n257E n77A-n257E
DC_n77A-n257F n77A-n257F
DC_n77A-n257G n77A-n257G
DC_n77A-n257H n77A-n257H
DC_n77A-n257I n77A-n257I
DC_n77A-n257J n77A-n257J
DC_n77A-n257K n77A-n257K
DC_n77A-n257L n77A-n257L
DC_n77A-n257M n77A-n257M
DC_n77C-n257A n77C-n257A
DC_n77C-n257D n77C-n257D
DC_n77C-n257E n77C-n257E
DC_n77C-n257F n77C-n257F
DC_n77(2A)-n257A n77(2A)-n257A
DC_n77(2A)-n257G n77(2A)-n257G
DC_n77(2A)-n257H n77(2A)-n257H
DC_n77(2A)-n257I n77(2A)-n257I
DC_n77(2A)-n257J n77(2A)-n257J
DC_n77(2A)-n257K n77(2A)-n257K
DC_n77(2A)-n257L n77(2A)-n257L
DC_n77(2A)-n257M n77(2A)-n257M
DC_n77A-n261A n77A-n261A
DC_n77A-n261G n77A-n261G
DC_n77A-n261H n77A-n261H
DC_n77A-n261I n77A-n261I
DC_n77A-n261J n77A-n261J
DC_n77A-n261K n77A-n261K
DC_n77A-n261L n77A-n261L
DC_n77A-n261M n77A-n261M
DC_n77A-n261(2A) n77A-n261(2A)
DC_n77A-n261(2G) n77A-n261(2G)
DC_n77A-n261(2H) n77A-n261(2H)
DC_n77A-n261(2I) n77A-n261(2I)
DC_n77A-n261(3A) n77A-n261(3A)
DC_n77A-n261(4A) n77A-n261(4A)
DC_n77A-n261(A-G) n77A-n261(A-G)
DC_n77A-n261(A-H) n77A-n261(A-H)
DC_n77A-n261(A-I) n77A-n261(A-I)
DC_n77A-n261(G-H) n77A-n261(G-H)
DC_n77A-n261(G-I) n77A-n261(G-I)
DC_n77A-n261(H-I) n77A-n261(H-I)
DC_n78A-n257A n78A-n257A
DC_n78A-n257D n78A-n257D
DC_n78A-n257E n78A-n257E
DC_n78A-n257F n78A-n257F
DC_n78A-n257G n78A-n257G
DC_n78A-n257H n78A-n257H
DC_n78A-n257I n78A-n257I
DC_n78A-n257J n78A-n257J
DC_n78A-n257K n78A-n257K
DC_n78A-n257L n78A-n257L
DC_n78A-n257M n78A-n257M
DC_n78C-n257A n78C-n257A
DC_n78C-n257D n78C-n257D
DC_n78C-n257E n78C-n257E
DC_n78C-n257F n78C-n257F
DC_n79A-n257A n79A-n257A
DC_n79A-n257D n79A-n257D
DC_n79A-n257E n79A-n257E
DC_n79A-n257F n79A-n257F
DC_n79A-n257G n79A-n257G
DC_n79A-n257H n79A-n257H
DC_n79A-n257I n79A-n257I
DC_n79A-n257J n79A-n257J
DC_n79A-n257K n79A-n257K
DC_n79A-n257L n79A-n257L
DC_n79A-n257M n79A-n257M
DC_n79C-n257A n79C-n257A
DC_n79C-n257D n79C-n257D
DC_n79C-n257E n79C-n257E
DC_n79C-n257F n79C-n257F
Nb = 83

Inter-band NR-DC configurations between FR1 and FR2 (three bands)

All bands
EN-DC configuration NR
Downlink Uplink
DC_n3A-n28A-n257A n3A-n28A-n257A
DC_n3A-n28A-n257G n3A-n28A-n257G
DC_n3A-n28A-n257H n3A-n28A-n257H
DC_n3A-n28A-n257I n3A-n28A-n257I
DC_n3A-n77A-n257A n3A-n77A-n257A
DC_n3A-n77A-n257G n3A-n77A-n257G
DC_n3A-n77A-n257H n3A-n77A-n257H
DC_n3A-n77A-n257I n3A-n77A-n257I
DC_n3A-n77(2A)-n257A n3A-n77(2A)-n257A
DC_n3A-n77(2A)-n257G n3A-n77(2A)-n257G
DC_n3A-n77(2A)-n257H n3A-n77(2A)-n257H
DC_n3A-n77(2A)-n257I n3A-n77(2A)-n257I
DC_n3A-n78A-n257A n3A-n78A-n257A
DC_n3A-n78A-n257G n3A-n78A-n257G
DC_n3A-n78A-n257H n3A-n78A-n257H
DC_n3A-n78A-n257I n3A-n78A-n257I
DC_n28A-n77A-n257A n28A-n77A-n257A
DC_n28A-n77A-n257G n28A-n77A-n257G
DC_n28A-n77A-n257H n28A-n77A-n257H
DC_n28A-n77A-n257I n28A-n77A-n257I
DC_n28A-n78A-n257A n28A-n78A-n257A
DC_n28A-n78A-n257G n28A-n78A-n257G
DC_n28A-n78A-n257H n28A-n78A-n257H
DC_n28A-n78A-n257I n28A-n78A-n257I
Nb = 24