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Tigo and Nokia to carry out 5G pilot in Medellin

Tuesday 8 December 2020 | 14:42 CET | News
Tigo (Millicom) has become the latest Colombian operator to launch a trial of 5G technology ahead of next year's tender of 5G-ready spectrum, reports business daily Dinero, citing country chief Marcelo Cataldo. The 5G tests will be carried out in partnership with Nokia in the city of Medellin and will cover 7 separate categories, including virtual and augmented reality, as well as smart cameras, smart lighting and other Smart City requirements. "There are more than 10 million people who still use 2G and 3G in Colombia, so it is vital to start venturing into 5G technology," said Cataldo.

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Companies: Millicom / Nokia / Tigo
Countries: Colombia
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