5G network reaches 7 more Brazilian capitals

Anatel releases, as of this Monday (19), the 5G network in seven more Brazilian capitals, they are: Aracaju, Boa Vista, Campo Grande, Cuiabá, Maceió, São Luís and Teresina. The decision was announced on Wednesday (14) by the agency’s group responsible for cleaning the tracks for the operation of the fifth generation of mobile internet.

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The contract mentions that operators Claro, TIM and Vivo will have until November 27 to install a minimum number of stations in these cities, eight in Aracaju, five in Boa Vista, 11 in Campo Grande, eight in Cuiabá, 13 in Maceió , 14 in São Luís and 11 in Teresina.

The 5G network promises a connection up to 10x faster than its predecessor (Image: Freepik / Reproduction)

At the beginning of the month, the pure 5G network was released in the northeastern capitals Fortaleza, Natal and Recife. So far, the five capitals that have not yet had the 5th generation internet enabled are located in the North Region of the country, they are: Belém (PA), Macapá (AP), Manaus (AM), Porto Velho (RO) and Rio White (AC).


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Anatel’s Board of Directors decided that the technology needs to be released in all capitals by October 28th. From this date, telecommunication operators will have another 30 days to activate the signal. It is worth mentioning that, in capitals where the network has already been activated, 5G connectivity is only available for compatible devices.

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