By Juliet Umeh
To change the future of Spain and give it’s economy high level connectivity, Technology Firm, Telefonica has unveiled plans to cover 75 percent of Spain’s population with its 5G network by the end of the year.
This is as it launched the service almost 15 months after rival Vodafone’s local unit.
The company’s CEO, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete described the launch as a leap forward towards the hyperconnectivity that will change the future of Spain.
According to a report, initially the service is available to select areas of all the autonomous communities without breaking out full details.
Telefonica said its strategy was to bring 5G to the highest number of people at the outset by using technologies including dynamic spectrum sharing.
In addition to consumer advantages, Alvarez-Pallete pointed to uses in remote surgery, autonomous vehicles and smart energy management.