Nokia, Smart conduct ?live? 5G testing for first time in PH

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Nokia and Smart Communications said they have achieved 5G speeds of 2.5 Gigabits per second (Gbps) using 100 MHz with latency of just 1 millisecond for the first time in the Philippines over a ?live? network, in a demo conducted at Nokia Manila Technology Center in Quezon City.

Smart and Nokia executives during the live demo
Smart and Nokia executives during the live demo

With its capability to deliver extremely high speeds coupled with low latency, 5G is expected to open up exciting possibilities for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, particularly in healthcare and smart cities.

Nokia Manila Technology Center and Smart?s innovation team will collaborate to conduct joint research for the development of 5G technology, as Smart gears up to be 5G-ready by 2020.

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