0
Wireless

TIM, Fastweb and Huawei launch 5G pilot project in Bari and Matera

Wednesday 8 November 2017 | 15:26 CET | News
Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has announced the launch of pre-commercial trials of 5G networks in the southern cities of Bari and Matera. Telecom Italia (TIM), Fastweb and Huawei were awarded the project to conduct trials on the 3.6-3.8 GHz band over the next four years and have committed to investing some EUR 60 million. The three companies submitted a joint plan as lead partners in coordination with 52 international, national and local bodies, with areas of intervention ranging from smart city, public safety, environmental monitoring, industry 4.0 and 5G healthcare

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Fastweb / Huawei / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Fastweb joins 5G Infrastructure Association

Published 11 Dec 2017 15:23 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has joined the 5G Infrastructure Association, (5G-IA), the organisation representing the private side of ...

Open Fiber, Wind Tre present l'Aquila 5G network trial

Published 29 Nov 2017 14:39 CET | Italy
A month after launching a 5G pre-commercial trial in Prato, Italian operators Wind Tre and Open Fiber have inaugurated a similar ...

5G smartphone shipments to hit 1.5 bln by 2025 - study

Published 29 Nov 2017 08:38 CET | World
Global 5G smartphone shipments are set to grow from 2 million units in 2019 to 1.5 billion in 2025, an average annual rate of 250 ...

European cities warming up for 5G kick-off in 2020

Published 24 Nov 2017 10:15 CET | Europe
The European Commission and EU member states are working to implement the 5G Action Plan. This includes cooperation with industry ...

Europese steden lopen zich warm voor 5G in 2020

Published 23 Nov 2017 09:19 CET | Europe
De Europese Commissie is met de lidstaten bezig om het 5G Action Plan uit te voeren. Een van de zichtbare onderdelen is het ...

Fastweb launches 'What you see = what you pay' campaign

Published 22 Nov 2017 09:41 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has launched a new advertising campaign to promote the second phase of its 'Niente sara piu come prima' ...

Vodafone, Huawei extend 5G coverage range in Milan trial

Published 21 Nov 2017 09:56 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia and Huawei have announced the completion of a technique to improve the range of high frequency spectrum as part ...

Huawei, Edinburgh Uni to study AI robotics operating over 5G

Published 17 Nov 2017 11:36 CET | United Kingdom
Huawei and the University of Edinburgh have signed a research co-operation agreement to study the potential for AI robotics ...

5GIC, Huawei, Vodafone to show 5G controlled car

Published 15 Nov 2017 22:54 CET | United Kingdom
The University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) will host a Transport on Demand (ToD) demonstration of an autonomous ...

Merging TIM and Open Fiber networks 'makes sense' – Fastweb CEO

Published 13 Nov 2017 10:09 CET | Italy
Merging the fixed broadband infrastructure of Telecom Italia (TIM) with the wholesale broadband network of Open Fiber would make ...

Italy to switch to DVB-T2 format by July 2022

Published 01 Nov 2017 15:11 CET | Italy
All Italians will have to switch to the new DVB-T2 standard by 01 July 2022, according to the timetable included in the ...

Vodafone Italia, Huawei hit 2.7Gbps in Milan 5G live trial

Published 31 Oct 2017 09:51 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia has reached download speeds of 2.7Gbps and a latency of just over a millisecond in what it describes as the first ...

ZTE teams up with Open Fiber, Wind on Italian 5G network pilot

Published 25 Oct 2017 13:39 CET | Italy
China's ZTE has announced its partnership with Italian operators Wind Tre and Open Fiber to build what will be Europe's first 5G ...

Italy sets EUR 2.5 bln reserve price for 5G tenders - report

Published 20 Oct 2017 09:02 CET | Italy
The Italian government's budgetary committee has set a reserve price of EUR 2.5 billion in total proceeds from the so-called 5G ...

Open Fiber, Wind begin 5G network pilot in Prato

Published 16 Oct 2017 14:35 CET | Italy
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility giant Enel and state lender CDP has teamed up with Italian operator Wind ...

Vodafone Italia to invest EUR 10 mln in NB-IoT network

Published 16 Oct 2017 14:11 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia has announced plans to invest over EUR 10 million to bring NB-IoT (narrowband Internet of Things) services to the ...

Open Fiber joins 5G Infrastructure Association

Published 27 Sep 2017 09:07 CET | Europe
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility giant Enel and state lender CDP has joined the 5G Infrastructure ...

Italy outlines details of pre-commercial 5G trials in five cities

Published 03 Aug 2017 10:00 CET | Italy
Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has announced further details of the pre-commercial trials of 5G networks to be ...





+ 7.3%
Orange increased total base y-o-y
France  |  2017 Q2