July 17, 2017, 22:21 | In the world
The San Marino government has signed an agreement with Telecom Italia Mobile.
Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) operator has promised to conduct tests of the fifth generation mobile network on a national scale next year, reports Ukr. Media.
In particular, San Marino will become the first country in the world with 5G.
The government of San- Marino signed an agreement with Telecom Italia Mobile, according to which the mobile operator will update its 4.5G infrastructure. The company has promised to integrate some elements of 5G into its network.
TIM wants to double the number of its base stations in San Marino. The operator stated that the first tests of 5G on the scale of the entire country could be carried out as early as next year.
By the way, San Marino – country with an area of 61 sq. km with a population of about 30,000 inhabitants.
Let us remind you that earlier the mobile communications operator Kyivstar announced the readiness of 92% of its radio equipment to work in the fourth generation communication standard and promises to launch 4G in a number of cities by the end of 2018.