Brazilian minister orders operators not to use 5G icon for DSS services

Monday 24 May 2021 | 14:12 CET | News
Brazilian Communications Minister Fabio Faria has sent a letter to mobile operators requesting them to stop using the 5G icon in network identification when the handset is connected to a 5G DSS network, reports Teletime. He said the icon should only be used when the 5G Standalone Release 16 networks are activated, i.e. after the 5G frequency auction. Faria pointed out that the 5G icon might create the misunderstanding that 5G has already been implemented in Brazil, saying there will be no significant improvement in performance compared with 4G.

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