October 26, 2021


Connecting People

TPG Telecom launches 5G standalone service – Telco/ISP

TPG Telecom’s 5G SA radio machines.(Credit rating: TPG Telecom/Nokia/LinkedIn).

TPG Telecom has turned on 5G standalone solutions in “parts of Sydney” in what it claimed was a environment-very first.

The telco claimed it is working 5G standalone solutions in 700MHz spectrum, which it claimed offered “wide outdoor 5G solutions, as perfectly as deep indoor 5G protection in city and suburban regions.”

The assistance runs making use of Nokia radio machines.

“We’re thrilled to be the very first network in the environment to realise the real possible of low band 5G SA at 700MHz,” TPG Telecom’s executive basic supervisor for cell and preset networks Barry Kezik claimed in a statement.

“TPG Telecom’s low band 5G will expand our 5G protection, supporting our goal of reaching eighty five per cent of the population in Australia’s top six cities by the close of the 12 months and transforming the way folks and issues link to the TPG Telecom 5G network.”

Standalone refers to 5G networks that are capable of running in pure 5G manner, alternatively of remaining aided by current 4G infrastructure.

Rival Telstra claimed last 7 days that it had also enabled 5G standalone solutions, meaning it could thrust forward with so-referred to as “slicing” trials in which digital parts of the network are optimised for specific buyers and use situations.

Optus has also just lately reported on trials making use of 5G standalone technological innovation as it also eyes a nationwide deployment.