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Telefonica unlikely to launch 5G services before 2020

Monday 21 May 2018 | 09:21 CET | News
Telefonica Spain is unlikely to announce the commercial launch of 5G services prior to 2020 since any equipment used would have to be changed and the operator would be unable to negotiate prices, according to the company's network and IT infrastructure strategy director Javier Gutierrez. "If someone takes the plunge… and starts deploying 5G next year, they will have to do so via pre-commercial technology that will surely need to be updated at a software and possibly equipment level," said Gutierrez in an interview with news agency EFE.

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