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Italy launches pre-commercial 5G trials in five cities

Friday 17 March 2017 | 08:43 CET | News
Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has announced that the five cities selected for pre-commercial trials of 5G networks are Milan and Prato in the north of the country, L'Aquila in the centre, and Bari and Matera in the south. The idea is to support the early introduction of 5G networks in line with the European Commission's 5G Action Plan, which required Members States to identify at least one city for 5G trials by 2018. The government will make available spectrum in the 3.4 and 3.8 GHz bands for the 5G trials, with the first tender lot encompassing the Milan metropolitan area,

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Companies: European Commission / Telecom Italia
Countries: Italy
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