Cyprus Telecommunications Authority announces operation of first 5G network

Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta) has announced the operation of the first 5G network.

The operation of the 5G network was announced during a social media event yesterday by Chief Executive Officer Andreas Neocleous, a Cyta press release says. The network offers speed of up to 1Gbps, increased capacity for the simultaneous connection of thousands of devices and very fast performance, it adds.
This, Neocleous said, “is just the first step in opening up the unlimited possibilities the new network provides, paving the way for innovative technological applications which will change the face of economic sectors such as transport, health, agriculture, the environment and education.”
The Cytamobile-Vodafone 5G network covers 70% of the population and is expected the reach 98% coverage in about one year, the press release says.