After several months of testing, Vodafone 5G network. It did this at a press conference we held today in Milan. It is worth noting that in February last year, Vodafone signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with TIM to share a passive infrastructure that could allow sharing of 5G networks. TIM in turn confirmed the arrival of summer 5G in Italy, and today's press conference seems to fully meet these deadlines.
Vodafone's 5G network is covered today in five Italian cities: Milan, Turin, Bologna, Rome and Naples. The transition from 4G to 5G networks will not only bring significant speed improvements (up to 10Gbps, but will not increase immediately), but also bring other important parameters such as latency (from 30ms to 5ms), flexibility (starting from 1) ) / 100 to 1 / 1,000,000,000) and density (from 10-20k to over 1 million). Vodafone said that advances in network infrastructure have opened the door for new services,
whether for consumers (such as those related to mobile games) or for corporate users (for example, the management of many IoT sensors: they will be in the world It is 2025, only 600-700 million in Italy).
Today, Vodafone's 5G network is active in five Italian cities, and operators plan to expand coverage to 100 cities by 2021.