Movistar has activated the first personal 5G networks and within the coming months it should proceed working to convey coverage to the utmost variety of shoppers doable. In the next video we see the method of turning on 5G progressively that begins in some massive capitals and spreads all through the remainder of the nationwide territory.
Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Zaragoza and Murcia
Starting in the present day, the blue operator gives 5G coverage in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Zaragoza and Murcia. These are the primary cities in our nation with Movistar coverage. Technology is 5G NSA (Non-Standalone) along with DSS (Dynamic Spectrum Sharing). This is what all operators are utilizing as a result of the 5G SA (referred to as actual 5G) didn’t end being outlined till final June.
This expertise makes use of the identical base community and 4G infrastructure with some benefits and drawbacks. The benefits occur as a result of it may be deployed a lot quicker, and the disadvantages occur as a result of it doesn’t make the most of all of the capabilities of the fifth era of cell telephony. Movistar makes use of the 3.7 GHz band, though it has confirmed that it’ll additionally achieve this in these positioned between 1,800 and a pair of,100 MHz for the 5G sign.
These 7 cities are those you may get pleasure from Movistar coverage from in the present day with any of the operator’s charges. The solely requirement is to be in a coverage space of these cities and to have a cell phone suitable with these networks. This will change into a purchase order requirement beginning within the coming months, as the large arrival of 5G is imminent and all of us need to be ready.
Movistar in the present day prompts 200 nodes with 5G expertise all through Spain and expects to shut with 500 5G NSA nodes by the top of the 12 months. In addition, in relation to the 4G nodes “improved” to supply 5G, the operator needs to have 5,000 earlier than the top of the 12 months. This explains the purpose of reaching 75% of the inhabitants by December.