Proximus and the Port of Antwerp signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and test a private 5G network in order to evaluate potential industrial applications.
Orange Belgium tested 5G use cases in Liege, in partnership with Nokia. Both partners demonstrated 5 different use cases, achieving speeds of up to 6 Gbps in the 3.5 GHz band. Orange plans to roll out 5G networks by 2020.
Proximus successfully tested 5G technology with the provider Huawei. During the tests, speeds of up to 70 Gbps were reached over millimetre wave at 73GHz.
Telenet (Base) and ZTE signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement on 5G and Internet of Things. Both firms teamed up and achieved ‘record’ pre-5G speeds in an outfield test carried out in December 2016.
Proximus and its 5G partner Huawei achieved a successful 5G outdoor trial with 2.94 Gbps throughput and 1.81 millisecond end-to-end latency