A consortium of eight companies led by Cellnex Telecom and Grupo MASMOVIL will roll out a 5G pilot (‘Piloto 5G Catalunya’) in the Barcelona metropolitan area to test and develop innovative solutions for the education, industry, commerce, tourism, transport, safety and emergency management sectors. The project will launch in September and run until December 2022.
Fastweb launched live 5G trials in the city of Genoa along with equipment partner Ericsson. The operator said the 5G infrastructure enabled it to ‘implement innovative video surveillance projects, virtual reality solutions to enhance cultural heritage, an environmental monitoring system to control air quality, and manage lighting systems’.
5G ESSENCE End-to-End Slicing to support Mission Critical Communications. The demonstration follows the activities of first responders in a crowded city to ensure the safety of everyone. Two different mission critical services have been considered: Mission Critical Push-To-Talk (MCPTT) application and Chat-and-Localization application.
Portuguese full-service telecoms operator Nos has staged a 5G trial in the coastal town of Matosinhos. According to Nos, the 5G testing process involved the demonstration of beach surveillance/danger prevention techniques. For Nos to carry out the tests, the National Communications Authority allowed the telco to use a block of 3.5GHz spectrum.
Cagliari will be the 6th Italian city to test 5G (after Milan, Prato, L’Aquila, Bari and Matera) since the government’s approval for 5G trials in the city by the local telco Fastweb in partnership with the vendor Huawei to develop IT solutions and services in the areas of health, transport, waste management, logistics, security and […]
TIM, Huawei and Fastweb demonstrated virtual reality for tourists as well as an augmented reality tool for ship engines maintenance in Bari and Matera, which are the trialed “5G cities” with budget of 60 million euros over four years. The 5G network was implemented through the use of 3.7-3.8 GHz frequency bands made available by […]