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Open Fiber, Linkem to carry out '5G-ready' FWA tests in digital divide areas

Monday 16 March 2020 | 14:55 CET | News
Italian operators Open Fiber and Linkem have signed an agreement to work together to develop '5G-ready' mobile networks using the latter's 3.5 GHz frequency licences. The aim is to conduct a series of pilots on Linkem's fixed-wireless access (FWA) infrastructure with a view to improving access to rural parts of the country. Under the terms of the deal, wholesale operator Open Fiber will provide fibre-based backhaul access to Linkem's core network in areas of low population density ahead of the full activation of 5G services in 2021.

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Companies: Linkem Mobile / Open Fiber
Countries: Italy
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