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Telefonica's 5G service available to 40% of Spanish population - report

Monday 12 October 2020 | 10:09 CET | News
Telefonica has switched on its 5G network in all of Spain's 50 provincial capitals, plus 400 other localities, just 6 weeks after announcing the launch of NSA (non-standalone) 5G commercial services, reports business daily Cinco Dias. In total, the operator has already brought the technology to around 40 percent of the Spanish population and is well on its way to meeting its goal of 75 percent of the population by the end of this year, said the report, adding that the service is even available in towns with less than 500 inhabitants, including Casas de Don Gomez (Caceres), Pedret i Marza

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