Monaco Telecom Unveils its First 5G Network in the Principality of Monaco

Monaco Telecom Unveils its First 5G Network in the Principality of Monaco Image Credit: Huawei

Monaco Telecom unveiled its first 5G mobile network at the recent Monaco Yacht Show, in partnership with Huawei.

A 5G-connected UAV(Unmanned aerial vehicle) flying over a yachting market broadcasted live 360 ° High Definition footage to a virtual reality headset. The first antennas are already installed in the pilot area of Port Hercule. The network will be completed in the coming months on 100% of the territory. It will be ready to welcome the first smartphones able to support this new technology running in 2019.

This will contribute to the rapid implementation of the Principality’s Smart City projects, it will offer incomparable performance in Internet usage and it will advance the country’s economic development, said Huawei. 

Martin Peronnet, CEO of Monaco Telecom
This collaboration aims to shape the face of Monaco’s digital future. The 5G network will be a key driver for digital economy and for the development of the smart-city. This partnership will facilitate and accelerate the process of offering Monaco, the best quality of life in the world via digital technology.

Shi Weiliang, CEO, Huawei France and Monaco
It marks a new step in our collaboration which began more than five years ago, confirming the position of the Principality of Monaco as a world leader in terms of telecommunications networks. It is going to pave the way for a more rapid development of new “Smart Nation” type services for our citizens.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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