Algar stages 3.5GHz 5G test with Huawei

27 Aug 2019

Brazilian regional operator Algar Telecom has staged a 5G trial in association with Chinese vendor Huawei and the Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU). According to the telco, the tests utilised 3.5GHz spectrum, after the issuance of a trial licence by the National Telecommunications Agency (Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicacoes, Anatel). For testing purposes, Huawei provided Algar with its Huawei Mate 20X 5G smartphone, which is not yet commercially available. Download speeds surpassed 1Gbps, while upload speeds reached 114Mbps.

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