NR Carrier Aggregation



FR1 below 6 GHz

CA bandwidth class

NR CA bandwidth class Aggregated channel bandwidth Number of contiguous CC Fallback group
A BWChannel_CA ≤ 1 x BWChannel,max 1
B 20 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 50 MHz 2
C 100 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 2 x BWChannel,max 2 1
D 200 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 3 x BWChannel,max 3 1
E 300 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 4 x BWChannel,max 4 1
F 50 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 100 MHz 2 2
G 100 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 150 MHz 3 2
H 150 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 200 MHz 4 2
I 200 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 250 MHz 5 2
J 250 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 300 MHz 6 2
K 300 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 350 MHz 7 2
L 350 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 400 MHz 8 2

Intra-band contiguous CA

Increasing CA configurations
Configuration BCS Band Fallback
group
Component carriers in order of increasing carrier frequency Max aggregated
bandwidth [MHz]
3GPP
release
Channel bandwidths [MHz] for
Downlink Uplink carrier 1 carrier 2 carrier 3 carrier 4 carrier 5 carrier 6 carrier 7 carrier 8
n77C 0 n77 50 60 110 15.2
60 60 120
50 80 130
60 80 140
50 100 150
60 100 160
80 80 160
80 100 180
100 100 200
n78C 0 n78 50 60 110 15.2
60 60 120
50 80 130
60 80 140
50 100 150
60 100 160
80 80 160
80 100 180
100 100 200
n79C 0 n79 50 60 110 15.2
60 60 120
50 80 130
60 80 140
50 100 150
60 100 160
80 80 160
80 100 180
100 100 200
n77D 0 n77 50 60 100 210 15.2
60 60 100 220
50 80 100 230
60 80 100 240
50 100 100 250
80 80 100 260
80 90 100 270
80 100 100 280
90 100 100 290
100 100 100 300
n78D 0 n78 50 60 100 210 15.2
60 60 100 220
50 80 100 230
60 80 100 240
50 100 100 250
80 80 100 260
80 90 100 270
80 100 100 280
90 100 100 290
100 100 100 300
n79D 0 n79 50 60 100 210 15.2
60 60 100 220
50 80 100 230
60 80 100 240
50 100 100 250
80 80 100 260
80 90 100 270
80 100 100 280
90 100 100 290
100 100 100 300
n77E 0 n77 50 60 100 100 310 15.2
60 60 100 100 320
50 80 100 100 330
60 80 100 100 340
50 100 100 100 350
80 80 100 100 360
80 90 100 100 370
80 100 100 100 380
90 100 100 100 390
100 100 100 100 400
n78E 0 n78 50 60 100 100 310 15.2
60 60 100 100 320
50 80 100 100 330
60 80 100 100 340
50 100 100 100 350
80 80 100 100 360
80 90 100 100 370
80 100 100 100 380
90 100 100 100 390
100 100 100 100 400
n79E 0 n79 50 60 100 100 310 15.2
60 60 100 100 320
50 80 100 100 330
60 80 100 100 340
50 100 100 100 350
80 80 100 100 360
80 90 100 100 370
80 100 100 100 380
90 100 100 100 390
100 100 100 100 400
n77F 0 n77 2 40 20 60 15.2
50 20 70
40 40 80
40 50 90
50 50 100
n78F 0 n78 2 40 20 60 15.2
50 20 70
40 40 80
40 50 90
50 50 100
n79F 0 n79 2 40 20 60 15.2
50 20 70
40 40 80
40 50 90
50 50 100
n77G 0 n77 2 40 20 50 110 15.2
50 20 50 120
40 40 50 130
40 50 50 140
50 50 50 150
n78G 0 n78 2 40 20 50 110 15.2
50 20 50 120
40 40 50 130
40 50 50 140
50 50 50 150
n79G 0 n79 2 40 20 50 110 15.2
50 20 50 120
40 40 50 130
40 50 50 140
50 50 50 150
n77H 0 n77 2 40 20 50 50 160 15.2
50 20 50 50 170
40 40 50 50 180
40 50 50 50 190
50 50 50 50 200
n78H 0 n78 2 40 20 50 50 160 15.2
50 20 50 50 170
40 40 50 50 180
40 50 50 50 190
50 50 50 50 200
n79H 0 n79 2 40 20 50 50 160 15.2
50 20 50 50 170
40 40 50 50 180
40 50 50 50 190
50 50 50 50 200
n77I 0 n77 2 40 20 50 50 50 210 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 220
40 40 50 50 50 230
40 50 50 50 50 240
50 50 50 50 50 250
n78I 0 n78 2 40 20 50 50 50 210 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 220
40 40 50 50 50 230
40 50 50 50 50 240
50 50 50 50 50 250
n79I 0 n79 2 40 20 50 50 50 210 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 220
40 40 50 50 50 230
40 50 50 50 50 240
50 50 50 50 50 250
n77J 0 n77 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 260 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 270
40 40 50 50 50 50 280
40 50 50 50 50 50 290
50 50 50 50 50 50 300
n78J 0 n78 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 260 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 270
40 40 50 50 50 50 280
40 50 50 50 50 50 290
50 50 50 50 50 50 300
n79J 0 n79 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 260 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 270
40 40 50 50 50 50 280
40 50 50 50 50 50 290
50 50 50 50 50 50 300
n77K 0 n77 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 50 310 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 50 320
40 40 50 50 50 50 50 330
40 50 50 50 50 50 50 340
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 350
n78K 0 n78 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 50 310 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 50 320
40 40 50 50 50 50 50 330
40 50 50 50 50 50 50 340
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 350
n79K 0 n79 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 50 310 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 50 320
40 40 50 50 50 50 50 330
40 50 50 50 50 50 50 340
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 350
n77L 0 n77 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 360 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 370
40 40 50 50 50 50 50 50 380
40 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 390
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 400
n78L 0 n78 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 360 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 370
40 40 50 50 50 50 50 50 380
40 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 390
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 400
n79L 0 n79 2 40 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 360 15.2
50 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 370
40 40 50 50 50 50 50 50 380
40 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 390
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 400
Nb = 30 Nb = 0

Inter-band CA

SUL band combination

Channel spacing for intra-band contiguous CA

Channel raster = 15 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 0
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
5 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
5 4.995
5
7.425
75
9.855
145
12.285
215
14.715
285
17.145
355
22.185
315
27.045
455
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
10 9.99
10
12.42
80
14.85
150
17.28
220
19.71
290
24.75
250
29.61
390
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15 15
0
17.43
70
19.86
140
22.29
210
27.33
170
32.19
310
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
20 19.995
5
22.425
75
24.855
145
29.895
105
34.755
245
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25 24.99
10
27.42
80
32.46
40
37.32
180
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
30 30
0
34.95
50
39.9
100
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
40 39.99
10
44.85
150
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
50 49.995
5
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
60 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
70 N/A N/A N/A N/A
80 N/A N/A N/A
90 N/A N/A
100 N/A

Channel raster = 15 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 1
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
5 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
5 4.98
20
7.32
180
9.84
160
12.18
320
14.7
300
17.04
460
22.08
420
26.94
560
32.16
340
37.02
480
42.06
440
47.1
400
52.14
360
10 9.99
10
12.48
20
14.85
150
17.37
130
19.71
290
24.75
250
29.61
390
34.83
170
39.69
310
44.73
270
49.77
230
54.81
190
15 15
0
17.34
160
19.86
140
22.2
300
27.24
260
32.1
400
37.32
180
42.18
320
47.22
280
52.26
240
57.3
200
20 19.98
20
22.47
30
24.84
160
29.88
120
34.74
260
39.96
40
44.82
180
49.86
140
54.9
100
59.94
60
25 24.99
10
27.33
170
32.37
130
37.23
270
42.45
50
47.31
190
52.35
150
57.39
110
62.43
70
30 30
0
34.95
50
39.9
100
44.88
120
49.98
20
54.96
40
59.94
60
64.89
110
40 39.99
10
44.85
150
49.92
80
54.93
70
59.97
30
64.98
19
69.93
70
50 49.98
20
54.78
220
59.91
90
64.86
140
69.84
160
74.79
210
60 60
0
64.86
140
69.9
100
74.94
60
79.98
20
70 69.99
10
74.94
60
79.92
80
84.87
130
80 79.98
20
84.96
40
89.91
90
90 90
0
94.95
50
100 99.99
10

Channel raster = 15 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 2
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
5 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
10 9.96
40
12.48
20
14.64
360
17.16
340
19.68
320
24.36
640
29.4
600
34.44
560
39.48
520
44.52
480
49.56
440
54.6
400
15 15
0
17.16
340
19.68
320
22.2
300
26.88
620
31.92
580
36.96
540
42
500
47.04
460
52.08
420
57.12
380
20 19.98
20
22.44
60
24.96
40
29.7
300
34.74
260
39.78
220
44.82
180
49.86
140
54.9
100
59.94
60
25 24.96
40
27.48
20
32.16
340
37.2
300
42.24
260
47.28
220
52.32
180
57.36
140
62.4
100
30 30
0
34.68
320
39.72
280
44.76
240
49.8
200
54.84
160
59.88
120
64.92
80
40 39.96
40
44.94
60
49.92
80
54.84
160
59.82
180
64.8
200
69.72
280
50 49.98
20
54.96
40
59.88
120
64.86
140
69.84
160
74.76
240
60 60
0
64.92
80
69.9
100
74.88
120
79.8
200
70 69.96
40
74.94
60
79.92
80
84.84
160
80 79.98
20
84.96
40
89.88
120
90 90
0
94.92
80
100 99.96
40

Channel raster = 100 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 0
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
5 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
5 4.8
200
7.2
300
9.6
400
12
500
14.7
300
17.1
400
21.9
600
27
500
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
10 9.9
100
12.3
200
14.7
300
17.1
400
19.5
500
24.6
400
29.4
600
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15 15
0
17.4
100
19.8
200
22.2
300
27.3
200
32.1
400
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
20 19.8
200
22.2
300
24.6
400
29.7
300
34.5
500
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25 24.9
100
27.3
200
32.4
100
37.2
300
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
30 30
0
34.8
200
39.9
100
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
40 39.9
100
44.7
300
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
50 49.8
200
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
60 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
70 N/A N/A N/A N/A
80 N/A N/A N/A
90 N/A N/A
100 N/A

Channel raster = 100 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 1
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
5 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
5 4.8
200
7.2
300
9.6
400
12
500
14.7
300
16.8
700
21.9
600
26.7
800
32.1
400
36.9
600
42
500
47.1
400
51.9
600
10 9.9
100
12.3
200
14.7
300
17.1
400
19.5
500
24.6
400
29.4
600
34.8
200
39.6
400
44.7
300
49.5
500
54.6
400
15 15
0
17.1
400
19.8
200
22.2
300
27
500
32.1
400
37.2
300
42
500
47.1
400
52.2
300
57.3
200
20 19.8
200
22.2
300
24.6
400
29.7
300
34.5
500
39.9
100
44.7
300
49.8
200
54.9
100
59.7
300
25 24.9
100
27.3
200
32.1
400
37.2
300
42.3
200
47.1
400
52.2
300
57.3
200
62.4
100
30 30
0
34.8
200
39.9
100
44.7
300
49.8
200
54.9
100
59.7
300
64.8
200
40 39.9
100
44.7
300
49.8
200
54.9
100
59.7
300
64.8
200
69.9
100
50 49.8
200
54.6
400
59.7
300
64.8
200
69.6
400
74.7
300
60 60
0
64.8
200
69.9
100
74.7
300
79.8
200
70 69.9
100
74.7
300
79.8
200
84.6
400
80 79.8
200
84.9
100
89.7
300
90 90
0
94.8
200
100 99.9
100

Channel raster = 100 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 2
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
5 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
10 9.9
100
12.3
200
14.4
600
17.1
400
19.5
500
24.3
700
29.4
600
34.2
800
39.3
700
44.4
600
49.5
500
54.6
400
15 15
0
17.1
400
19.5
500
22.2
300
26.7
800
31.8
700
36.9
600
42
500
46.8
700
51.9
600
57
500
20 19.8
200
22.2
300
24.9
100
29.7
300
34.5
500
39.6
400
44.7
300
49.8
200
54.9
100
59.7
300
25 24.9
100
27.3
200
32.1
400
37.2
300
42
500
47.1
400
52.2
300
57.3
200
62.4
100
30 30
0
34.5
500
39.6
400
44.7
300
49.8
200
54.6
400
59.7
300
64.8
200
40 39.9
100
44.7
300
49.8
200
54.6
400
59.7
300
64.8
200
69.6
400
50 49.8
200
54.9
100
59.7
300
64.8
200
69.6
400
74.7
300
60 60
0
64.8
200
69.9
100
74.7
300
79.8
200
70 69.9
100
74.7
300
79.8
200
84.6
400
80 79.8
200
84.9
100
89.7
300
90 90
0
94.8
200
100 99.9
100


FR2 above 24 GHz

CA bandwidth class

NR CA bandwidth class Aggregated channel bandwidth Number of contiguous CC Fallback group
A BWChannel_CA ≤ 400 MHz 1
B 400 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 800 MHz 2 1
C 800 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 1200 MHz 3 1
D 200 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 400 MHz 2 2
E 400 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 600 MHz 3 2
F 600 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 800 MHz 4 2
G 100 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 200 MHz 2 3
H 200 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 300 MHz 3 3
I 300 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 400 MHz 4 3
J 400 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 500 MHz 5 3
K 500 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 600 MHz 6 3
L 600 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 700 MHz 7 3
M 700 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 800 MHz 8 3
O 100 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 200 MHz 2 4
P 150 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 300 MHz 3 4
Q 200 MHz < BWChannel_CA ≤ 400 MHz 4 4

Intra-band contiguous CA

Increasing CA configurations
Configuration BCS Band Fallback
group
Component carriers in order of increasing carrier frequency Max aggregated
bandwidth [MHz]
3GPP
release
Channel bandwidths [MHz] for
Downlink Uplink carrier 1 carrier 2 carrier 3 carrier 4 carrier 5 carrier 6 carrier 7 carrier 8
n257B 0 n257 1 50 400 450 15.1
100 400 500
200 400 600
400 400 800
n257D 0 n257 2 50 200 250 15.1
100 200 300
200 200 400
n257E 0 n257 2 50 200 200 450 15.1
100 200 200 500
200 200 200 600
n257F 0 n257 2 50 200 200 200 650 15.1
100 200 200 200 700
200 200 200 200 800
n257G 0 n257 3 100 100 200 15.1
n257H 0 n257 3 100 100 100 300 15.1
n257I 0 n257 3 100 100 100 100 400 15.1
n257J 0 n257 3 100 100 100 100 100 500 15.1
n257K 0 n257 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 600 15.1
n257L 0 n257 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 700 15.1
n257M 0 n257 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 800 15.1
n260B 0 n260 1 50, 100, 200, 400 400 800 15.2
n260C 0 n260 1 50, 100, 200, 400 400 400 1200 15.2
n260D 0 n260 2 50, 100, 200 200 400 15.2
n260E 0 n260 2 50, 100, 200 200 200 600 15.2
n260F 0 n260 2 50, 100, 200 200 200 200 800 15.2
n260G 0 n260 3 100 50, 100 200 15.2
n260H 0 n260 3 100 100 50, 100 300 15.2
n260I 0 n260 3 100 100 100 50, 100 400 15.2
n260J 0 n260 3 100 100 100 100 50, 100 500 15.2
n260K 0 n260 3 100 100 100 100 100 50, 100 600 15.2
n260L 0 n260 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 50, 100 700 15.2
n260M 0 n260 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 50, 100 800 15.2
n260O 0 n260 4 50, 100 50, 100 200 15.2
n260P 0 n260 4 50, 100 50, 100 50, 100 300 15.2
n260Q 0 n260 4 50, 100 50, 100 50, 100 50, 100 400 15.2
n261B 0 n261 1 50, 100, 200, 400 400 800 15.2
n261C 0 n261 1 50, 100, 200, 400 400 400 1200 15.2
n261D 0 n261 2 50, 100, 200 200 400 15.2
n261E 0 n261 2 50, 100, 200 200 200 600 15.2
n261F 0 n261 2 50, 100, 200 200 200 200 800 15.2
n261G 0 n261 3 100 50, 100 200 15.2
n261H 0 n261 3 100 100 50, 100 300 15.2
n261I 0 n261 3 100 100 100 50, 100 400 15.2
n261J 0 n261 3 100 100 100 100 50, 100 500 15.2
n261K 0 n261 3 100 100 100 100 100 50, 100 600 15.2
n261L 0 n261 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 50, 100 700 15.2
n261M 0 n261 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 50, 100 800 15.2
n261O 0 n261 4 50, 100 50, 100 200 15.2
n261P 0 n261 4 50, 100 50, 100 50, 100 300 15.2
n261Q 0 n261 4 50, 100 50, 100 50, 100 50, 100 400 15.2
Nb = 41 Nb = 0

Intra-band non-contiguous CA

Channel spacing for intra-band contiguous CA

Nominal channel spacing between two adjacent NR component carriers

Channel raster = 60 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 2
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
50 100 200 400
50 49.98
20
73.74
1260
121.26
3740
N/A
100 99.96
40
147.48
2520
N/A
200 199.98
20
N/A
400 N/A

Channel raster = 60 KHz
Max(μ1, μ2) = 3
Carrier spacing
Δ [KHz]
Channel bandwidth [MHz]
50 100 200 400
50 49.92
80
74.4
600
121.92
3080
216.96
8040
100 99.96
40
147.48
2520
242.52
7480
200 199.92
80
294.96
5040
400 399.96
40


FR1 + FR2

Inter-band CA between FR1 and FR2