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Vodafone first to connect 5G phones to live network in Madrid and Barcelona

Wednesday 20 February 2019 | 15:46 CET | News
Vodafone has announced the first successful connection of 5G-enabled smartphones to its live network during trials conducted in Madrid and Barcelona ahead of MWC 2019. The tests were run over a four-week period using three 5G smartphones that will be launched later this year, with the company able to make an ultra-high-resolution 4K video call on its network.

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Countries: Europe / Spain
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