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Claro Colombia to carry out 5G pilots on 3.5GHz band

Thursday 25 June 2020 | 12:19 CET | News
Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has granted Claro Colombia permission to carry out a series of 5G tests on the 3.5GHz band. In a statement, Claro said the corresponding spectrum block has been released for an initial 6 months, with the possibility of a further 6-month extension.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro Colombia / Mintic (Colombian ICT ministry)
Countries: Colombia
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