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Italy to free up spectrum for 5G trials in 3 cities in 2017

Thursday 10 November 2016 | 08:34 CET | News
The Italian government has announced plans to free up frequencies to launch trials of 5G technology in three as yet unnamed Italian cities next year. Italy "is deeply convinced of the benefits of 5G technology, so much so that in 2017 we will trial it in three cities, one in the north, one in the centre and one in the south, using part of the spectrum," said Italian undersecretary for economic development in charge of telecommunications Antonello Giacomelli at the Global 5G Event in Rome hosted by the 5G Infrastructure Association - Public Private Partnership (5G PPP).

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telecom Italia / Vodafone Italia
Countries: Italy
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