Telecom Italia (TIM) this week showcased the first millimetere wave (mmWave) 5G mobile test device and live demonstration of 5G services in San Marino, ahead of the launch of the service in the country.
Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, the new device is expected to be commercially available on the market in 2019.
The live demos of the first 5G services showcased in San Marino using the 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz frequencies, include;
- Smart City services, with Smart Parking and Gas & Water Metering applications, built by Olivetti.
- Public Security services - a system of cameras constantly connected to police stations, will guarantee video surveillance during public events;
- Services for Industry 4.0
- Digital tourism services - using Virtual Reality solutions, allow to explore remotely local sites of artistic and cultural interest.
At the same time, TIM is working to upgrade its mobile network in collaboration with Nokia, and the launch of the first next generation services.