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EU leading 5G trial activities worldwide with 139 pilots

Tuesday 22 January 2019 | 14:52 CET | News
Europe is currently leading 5G trial activities globally with a total of 139 pilots underway in 23 states at the end of December 2018, according to the European Commission's latest 5G Observatory report. The continent's first 5G networks are ready to be opened for business, with Finnish operator Elisa already launching some 5G functionalities commercially and other operators announcing plans for an initial launch this year ahead of large-scale deployment in 2020. In this regard, the report adds that several mobile operators have already revealed their investment intentions, such as Deutsche

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Elisa / European Commission
Countries: Europe
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