What are 5G different functional split options? And why we need it?

Hello dears.

Does anyone could explain the different functional split options for 5G? Pros, cons?

Hello @marcelofb, here you can find good and detailed overview of functional splits between CU, DU and RU:


Hi ,

Is there is any other splits other than CU-CP/CU-UP in the architecture ?
What is the difference between Option 2 & Option 7-2 Splits ?

Hi, @scot1976, please check discussion here:
It’s all good to do a search in forum first, before creating a new topic; this way we keep from having duplicated conversations :wink:

Really nice doc. Thanks.