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Entel and Ericsson launch Chile '5G Zone' initiative in Santiago

Wednesday 20 January 2021 | 12:29 CET | News
Chile's ministry of transport and telecommunications (MTT) has teamed up with state-backed operator Entel and Ericsson to inaugurate what the partners describe as the first "5G Zone" in Latin America. The government has freed up frequencies in the 3.5 GHz and 700 MHz for the initiative, which will involve trials of 5G technology in a 5.5 kilometre area between the localities of Providencia and Las Condes in the Santiago province. Telecom watchdog Subtel said the area is transited by over 100,000 people a week and includes hospitals, shops, high-flowing public transport, parks, offices,

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Companies: Entel / Ericsson
Countries: Chile
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