5G Will Happen in Brazil in 2022, say Ericsson and Huawei

However, the scope of the new technology depends on the installation of more base stations, said executives, who advocate a non-collectible auction model.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - 5G Internet will be accessible to Brazilian consumers in 2022, but the reach of the new technology hinges on the installation of more base stations across the country, said on Wednesday, February 10th, Ericsson's CEO for Latin America's Southern Cone, Eduardo Ricotta, and Huawei's cybersecurity director, Marcelo Motta.

According to the executives, the country has a considerable deficit in the number of stations, something close to 100,000, even for earlier generations of internet signals, such as 4G and 3G. A much greater infrastructure effort would be required for 5G, which requires more . . .

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