KPN of the Netherlands has tested 3.5GHz 5G connectivity between multiple locations, completing data sessions and voice/video calls on 5G smartphones between its 5G indoor network in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, its 5G FieldLab in the Port of Rotterdam and the KPN Technology Lab in The Hague.
The municipality of Amsterdam successfully tested 5G applications based on fan experience and safety inside the stadium and outside on the Arena boulevard over the 3.5 GHz frequency, using a license with a bandwidth of 40 MHz in the 3.7 GHz band. KPN collaborated with Johan Cruijff ArenA and the vendor Nokia for the setup of […]
In the frame of European project “5Groningen” in the Netherlands, tests for 5G applications are undertaken in five different themes: care, energy, traffic & logistics, agriculture and living environment. This initiative from the Economic Board Groningen (EBG) was launched in early 2017 in collaboration with KPN, Vodaphone, Ericsson, Huawei and others.
The Dutch operator KPN openned four 5G labs in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, a farm in the northern town of Valthermond (Drenthe), the port of Rotterdam, and two motorway stretches in the south of the country. In Amsterdam arena, tests will include massive MIMO antennas from RAN supplier Nokia. At the Valthermond farm, […]
On Rotterdam harbour, on the 6th of November 2018, KPN, Shell, Huawei, ExRobotics, Accenture and ABB have tested industrial 5G-applications. The tests aimed for the optimisation of manufacturing and the improvement of maintenance prediction and safety. The tests at Shell Pernis successfully tested preventive maintenance for around 160,000km of pipelines using 5G-connected UHD-cameras with machine […]