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Swisscom to switch off GSM by 2020, focus on LTE, 5G

Thursday 8 October 2015 | 14:56 CET | News
Swisscom has announced three approaches to react to the continuing growth of its mobile network. The provider is increasing network capacity in urban areas with microcells developed in-house for cable conduits. The further development of LTE Advanced will offer customers higher speeds from 2016 before the next mobile technology 5G is set to further increase speed and capacity significantly from 2020. Successful field trials were already conducted in the city of Berne in the first half of 2015.

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Companies: Kathrein / Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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