Italy’s consortium unveils first 5G-based field applications

TIM, Huawei and Fastweb showcased a virtual reality solution for tourists and an augmented reality tool for ship engines maintenance.

Italian telecom operators TIM and Fastweb, together with Chinese vendor Huawei, have announced the first field applications based on a 5G mobile network.

In March this year, the partners activated the first 5G antennas in the Italian cities of Bari and Matera as part of a 5G trial being promoted by the Italian government. The BariMatera 5G project allows these two cities to be among the first areas in the world to be covered by the new generation of mobile technology.

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