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EU developing 5G mobile with South Korea
Zone(s): EU, South Korea ¦ Sector(s): Technology
[17 June 2014, CITY A.M.] By Oliver Smith: The European Union is teaming up with South Korea to develop the next generation of superfast mobile broadband, known as 5G. The agreement for South Korea and the EU to cooperate on 5G research was announced by the EU commissioner for telecoms Neelie Kroes in Seoul yesterday.
Kroes said the pair had agreed to set a timetable for the rollout of 5G by the end of 2015 and would work to ensure the necessary radio frequencies were able to support the new network.