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5G trial planned in northern Dutch town

Thursday 20 August 2015 | 17:20 CET | News
KPN, Ericsson, Huawei and research institute TNO are planning to test a 5G network in the northern Dutch town of Loppersum, reports local broadcaster RTV Noord. The partnership is expected to be officially announced 25 August. The province of Groningen's Economic Board has designated the northern part of the region as an area for 5G trials. This is part of efforts to develop new industries following the halt to gas production in the area due to repeated earthquakes. The 5G network is expected to attract businesses to the area. KPN said last year that it was looking at testing LTE as a fixed

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei China / KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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