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Barcelona to activate 5G on underground rail line ahead of MWC

Monday 10 February 2020 | 14:49 CET | News
Regional railway operator Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) has teamed up with Vodafone to equip a section of Barcelona's underground rail line with commercial 5G technology ahead of MWC 2020. The partners have joined forces with the Catalan government (Generalitat) and the Mobile World Capital Barcelona initiative to install 5G antennas on the Llobregat-Anoia line between the stations of Placa Espanya and Europa Fira (4 stops), and along the route from Europa Fira to the event's Fira 2 site.

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Companies: Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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