Movistar 5G coverage reaches 640 locations, CTO reveals

13 Nov 2020

Enrique Blanco, the CTO for Telefonica Espana (Movistar), has revealed that the telco’s 5G footprint now reaches 640 towns and cities – or just under 70% of the 921 locations which it has committed to cover by end-2020. This footprint is equivalent to 42% of the population, the executive added. The operational update was reported by El Espanol, quoting remarks made by Mr Blanco at its ‘Observatorio 5G’ event. As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, Movistar’s 3.5GHz network went live on 1 September 2020.

Spain, Telefonica Espana (Movistar)