TIM to Roll Out 5G Network in 6 More Italian Cities by Year-End and 120 Cities by 2021

TIM to Roll Out 5G Network in 6 More Italian Cities by Year-End and 120 Cities by 2021 Image Credit: photographs/Bigstockphoto.com

TIM announced expansion of its 5G commercial service to Naples (at The Universiade Village), following its initial roll out in Rome and Turin.

Within the year, TIM said its 5G network will arrive at another six major cities – Milan, Bologna, Verona, Florence, Matera and Bari. By 2021 TIM is targeting 5G coverage for 120 major cities, 200 tourist destinations, 245 industrial districts and 200 specific projects for big businesses, with speeds increasing progressively up to 10 Gbps and overall coverage of about 22% of the population.

TIM has already launched the first commercial offers for consumer and business customers and has entered into partnership with Samsung, Xiaomi and Oppo to enable an immediate use of the new-generation network. 

There are two new 5G offers for families with speed up to 2 Gbps: TIM Advance 5G starting from 29.99 euros/month with 50 GB, unlimited calls and SMS, HD and Ultra HD video and, starting from 49.99 euros/month, TIM Advance Top with 100 GB, unlimited calls and SMS, HD and Ultra HD video and roaming including United States, Canada, Switzerland, and Monaco. This offer also allows for the purchase of the new Samsung S10 5G for 10 euros/month (€199 down payment) and use of the TIMGAMES App (included until December 2019) to turn it into a console with the gamepad.

For business customers, TIM has the Senza Limiti 5G (5G Unlimited) offer, starting at 60 euros/month for new customers and including unlimited minutes and SMS – also from Italy to Europe and 16 destinations outside the EU – 100 GB, unlimited e-mail and chat and roaming, also internationally, with unlimited calls and SMS as well as 5 GB in 16 destinations outside the EU.

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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