BIPT is consulting on a proposal to open up the 3.8-4.2 GHz band for 5G private networks.
Together with partners Ericsson, Nokia and Oracle, the mobile operator is deploying a 5G Standalone core network on a cloud-native architecture.
The service will use recently acquired spectrum from the country’s 5G auctions.
The 5G-driven public transport system had its first run crossing the Spanish-Portuguese border.
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone Group teamed up with company Matsuko for a trial to make holographic calls employing 5G and edge computing.
The new cross-border agreement ensures better 5G coverage without interference.
The comments relate to a wider political debate about whether the “over-the-top” players which generate so much network traffic should contribute to network costs.
A deal with Nokia will allow the Finnish operator Telia to boost its broadband offering by providing Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) using a dedicated slice of its 5G network.