Telecoms companies given licence to run pilot 5G programs

TELECOM companies Cyta, MTN, and Primetel have been given licensing to run pilot 5G programs, the minister of transport, communications and works, Vasiliki Anastasiadou announced.

She said: “The main objective of the Broadband Subsidy Grant Scheme is to increase the demand for ultra-high-speed connections while encouraging the market for investment in high-speed networks.”

The plan, she added, is in line with the Digital Agenda 2020 of the EU and with the island’s National Broadband plan.

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