Good news for UK. Superfast 5G internet just launched in UK on 30 May 2019. It will be enabled in six major cities London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester. Three UK is launching 5G in August.
What is 5G
5G is fifth generation cellular technology that brings super fast internet service to 5G enabled handset and internet service provider can be able to provide 100 time faster internet. Although it depends on the current network infrastructures from internet service providers.
Three UK announced their 5G launch
They are the first to announce their 5G launch. Three UK is going to launch 5G internet service in August 2019. As one of the major telecommunication and internet service company they already announced details about 5G in their website.
According to their website, Three UK got the highest 5G spectrum than anyone else in UK. As per ITU standards, to run 5G it requires at least 100MHz of 5G spectrum. So Three UK got more than that to run smooth 5G.
But it’s true that there is not much of 5G handsets to the UK people. Because of the recent announcements, people should start buying 5G enabled handsets. Later this year Three UK has plan to sell Huawei Mate X.
Three UK is also announcing their brand new Radio Access Network for 5G. To improve speed, capacity, coverage and performance they will replace their current one with this new RAN.
Also, Three UK is going to cloud fully. From their billing to network support they are shifting all of their infrastructures to the cloud. It means more reliability and resilience. So it’s good for UK to have 5G internet service. Three UK is launching 5G meaning they have a mission to do lot’s more for their customers.