A1 implements its first 5G live data connection in network

15 Jan 2019

A1 Telekom Austria has carried out the first 5G live data connection over its existing mobile network in the town of Gmuend, situated in Lower Austria. Together with its technology partner Nokia, A1 has equipped three transmitters in the rural community with 5G using 3.5GHz frequencies and MIMO technology. ‘With the connectivity via 5G, A1 and Nokia are once again demonstrating their technological leadership in the area of mobile communications,’ commented Peter Wukuwits, Managing Director of Nokia Austria, adding: ‘The 5G network in Gmuend is the first step in a future commercial 5G implementation in Austria. Together with A1, we are pleased to be making an important contribution to the rapid introduction of 5G in Austria.’

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