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TIM, Ericsson and partners hit 1 Gbps in Rome trial of long-distance 5G FWA

Friday 4 December 2020 | 12:31 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) has again teamed up with Ericsson and Qualcomm to set what the partners describe as world-record long distance speeds for 5G technology applied to Fixed Wireless Access (FWA). The trial conducted in collaboration with Casa Systems in Rome saw the companies reach speeds of 1 Gbps on 26 GHz millimetre-wave (mmWave) frequencies over distances of 6.5 kilometres on TIM's live network.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Casa Systems / Ericsson / Qualcomm / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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