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GCI selects Ericsson for 5G rollout in Alaska

Wednesday 19 June 2019 | 09:20 CET | News
Ericsson said it was selected by Alaska's GCI to build the nation's northernmost 5G network in Anchorage, Alaska, which is scheduled to launch in 2020. This marks Ericsson's 22nd publicly announced 5G contract. As part of the announcement, GCI will deploy Ericsson's 3GPP standards-based 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software to 82 macro cell sites across Anchorage. Those sites will be supported by backhaul services provided by GCI's metro fibre network.

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