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Proximus conducts first 5G tests, starts VoLTE, 4.5G rollout

Monday 14 November 2016 | 13:17 CET | News
Belgian operator Proximus has conducted its first 5G tests and announced plans to roll out 4.5G from 2017. At its headquarters in Brussels, the company showed with network partner Huawei a test of MU-MIMO technology in the so-called E-band, specifically 73 GHz. The test achieved speeds of over 70 Gbps. While 5G is still awaiting standards and spectrum, and is not expected to launch until after 2020, Proximus confirmed it will roll out 4.5G from next year.

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Companies: Huawei / Proximus / Samsung
Countries: Belgium
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