Do you know which network is 5G? It may sound like in the future, but, in reality, is already present. Therefore, it is not surprising that the major carriers around the world will want to climb as soon as possible, this train that promises speeds never seen before and a host of benefits. Below, we tell you everything we know about the deployment of the network 5G in Spain.
The company Vodafone has already announced the roadmap for the deployment of its network to 5G in Spain. In particular, the June 15, 2019, the company, thanks to a partnership with Huawei, will offer its network to 5G in 15 cities of country: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Zaragoza, Bilbao, Vitoria, San Sebastian, la Coruña, Vigo, Pamplona, Gijón, Logroño, and Santander.
However, this deployment comes with certain conditions. That is to say, in the beginning, the coverage would be 50%, as it has emphasized the president of Vodafone Spain, Antonio Coimbra.
And you will arrive of the hand of three Galaxy phones S10 5G, the LG V50 TinQ 5G and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G. Of time, and after the veto of Google and Trump, there is no phone of Huawei including in this case.
In addition, in order to enjoy this service 5G, customers or users will have to opt for the most expensive plans, that is to say, the Vodafone Unlimited Total or the Vodafone One Unlimited Total. The rates of these mobile plans currently range from €50 € to €110€, approximately.
In this first boot of the network 5G Vodafone, the frequency is 3.7 GHz and even though they have chosen the first 15 cities, that does not mean that the deployment is going to stay there, or much less. More Spanish cities iran joining in this initiative with the passage of time. In addition, for the moment, the speed of download provided will be 1Gbps, but then increase to 2 Gbps by the end of 2019.
Movistar – Telefónica
As regards Telefónica, the company has put in place a project that has been baptized as Cities Technological 5G.
Thus, in the framework of this project, Telefónica announced that the cities of Segovia and Talavera de la Reina would be like two cities laboratory between 2018 and 2020 to develop, deploy, and test the first capabilities of the new network 5G.
In particular, Telefónica spoke of speeds up to 10 Gpbs with a reduction of the latency to one and five milliseconds. In this case, Telefónica has had two partners: Nokia for the deployment of the network 5G in Segovia and Ericsson for deployment in Talavera de la Reina.
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