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O2 tests LiFi data transmission via LEDs

Wednesday 15 August 2018 | 15:49 CET | News
O2 UK announced a trial of the new technology known as LiFi, which allows large volumes of data to be transmitted using LED lights instead of radio waves. The trial, conducted with the company PureLiFi, is part of a series of network tests the operator is conducting ahead of the launch of its 5G network.

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Companies: O2 / PureLiFi
Countries: United Kingdom
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