Vivo, Nokia testing 26GHz 5G in Rio

16 Sep 2021

Telefonica Brasil (Vivo) has teamed up with Nokia to stage a 5G trial in Rio de Janeiro using 26GHz millimetre wave (mmWave) frequencies. According to TeleTime, the testing will take place at Vivo’s laboratory in Barra da Tijuca as well as at two other sites located in Barra and Recreio dos Bandeirantes. In order to facilitate the tests, Vivo has been granted a trial licence from the National Telecommunications Agency (Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicacoes, Anatel). The trial will encompass fixed-wireless access (FWA) solutions as well as applications aimed at the corporate market.

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