Brazilian Telecom Oi Testing Huawei-powered 5G at Rock in Rio Festival

It is the largest trial of 5G technology in Brazil. Oi is also using other technologies from Huawei during the festival, such as security cameras equipped with facial recognition and wait-time calculation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Xinhua) Brazilian telecommunications giant Oi is putting Chinese company Huawei's fifth-generation wireless telecommunication technology (5G technology) to a test during the ongoing Rock in Rio music festival, says Xinhua News Agency.

It is the largest trial of 5G technology in Brazil. "Huawei gave us 50 handsets with access to the 5G network," said Oi's B2B operations manager Leonardo Enrique dos Santos Fernandes, adding that "50 partners, clients or even the press can use these mobiles and benefit from this technology each day" during the event.

Festivalgoers are also "able to play games on . . .

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