Telenor Norway Launches New 5G Pilot in Elverum with Ericsson

Telenor Norway Launches New 5G Pilot in Elverum with Ericsson Image Credit: Telenor

Telenor launches a new 5G pilot in Elverum and 10 collaborative 5G projects. In addition, the company hints that they are soon ready to announce which major city will be the first to be equipped with 5G in Norway.

Telenor has selected Elverum as its new testing site for the super network of the future. With promises of lightning fast speeds, minimal latency and a more reliable network, the residents of Elverum have much to look forward to. Telenor plans to place five 5G base stations in the river town before the summer, and there is no shortage of ambitions.

Elverum is a future-oriented municipality, where technology is a prioritised focus area. Thanks to 5G, the town will have access to use cases and services that have never before been available.

Telenor has a strategy of testing 5G in cooperation with multiple vendors. In Elverum, Ericsson will participate with 5G equipment and technical installation.

Telenor has also selected 10 5G projects in other locations around Norway where the mobile network of the future will be used to explore new opportunities in business.

Bjorn Moen, Acting CEO, Telenor Norway
We have great ambitions for 5G in Norway, and consider it natural to expand our investments gradually. On behalf of the mobile customers, we want to be the leader in terms of 5G, and we are now taking another step towards achieving that goal. Norway is the world’s most digitalised country, and we have a clear ambition to be a front runner in terms of 5G. 

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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