Personal, Nokia trial 5G at Buenos Aires HQ

27 Apr 2018

Telecom Personal has teamed up with Finnish vendor Nokia to trial 5G mobile technology at the company’s headquarters in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires. The tests achieved download transmission speeds of up to 10Gbps, using 400MHz of spectrum in the 28GHz millimetre wave (mmWave) band, augmented with 8×8 MIMO functionality.

Miguel Fernandez, chief technology officer at parent company Telecom Argentina, commented: ‘We will undoubtedly be ready to fully adopt this technology as soon as the 5G standard has been defined [around] the world. The market is ripe for [5G] adoption in our country.’

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