Huawei Helps The UK Open Its First 5G Network Service

- May 24, 2019-

Huawei Helps The UK Open Its First 5G Network Service


5/23/2019, EE, one of the UK's major telecom operators, announced on the 22nd that it will open 5G services in six major cities in the UK on May 30, which is the first officially launched 5G service in the UK. The company reiterated that it will continue to use Huawei's equipment in some of its 5G network infrastructure.


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Some foreign media reported that the 5G network deployed by EE will not use Huawei's equipment. A spokesperson for EE's parent company, BT, responded to the Xinhua News Agency reporter on the same day: "As we have previously stated, Huawei will continue to provide us with 5G access equipment. This company is still innovative and innovative. Equipment supplier."


According to EE, the company's 5G service will be opened in six major cities including London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester, followed by another 10 in Bristol and Liverpool. The city is open.


EE said that the company's 5G network is based on the existing 4G network, users who choose new services will be able to access 4G and 5G networks at the same time, even in the most crowded areas can get a very good networking experience.


In addition to EE, another operator, Vodafone, has announced that it will start 5G services in seven UK cities, including London, starting in early July. A Vodafone spokesperson recently said in an interview with Xinhua News Agency that the operator used Huawei equipment in part of the 4G and 5G network construction in the UK.


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