The First 5G Internet Plan for Homes in Colombia

Jointly, the companies Directv, Ericsson, Gemtek and Qualcomm Technologies launch the first plan with 5G internet for homes in Colombia, which at first will only be available in the towns of Kennedy and Engativá, in Bogota, and will offer speeds of download up to 100 Mbps.

This also allows more devices that need internet access to be connected simultaneously without problems in the connection, or a decrease in speed.

Directv reported that this is the first 5G Standalone network in Latin America and allows computers with Wi-Fi 6 to be connected.

“The great demand for content on home networks has grown exponentially, showing an urgent need for greater speed, capacity and speed of response. OTT platforms, high-definition audio and video streaming, online games, teleworking and virtual education are some of the trends that we have seen grow and that in the last five months have notably accentuated ”, said Jose Vamos, Vice President of Broadband for Latin America of Directv.

This also allows more devices that need Internet access to be connected simultaneously without problems in the connection.

This plan has FWA technology, which offers 5G without fiber in the last kilometer, also makes use of ‘Massive MIMO’ radios, which refers to multiple inputs and outputs.

“Globally, 5G systems are being deployed at great speed, and fixed broadband subscriptions over mobile network infrastructure are part of the 5G applications that are setting the trend in the world. We are really happy to bring this technology to Colombia together with DIRECTV ”, said Elie Hanna, president of Ericsson for Latin America North and the Caribbean.

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Jointly, the companies Directv, Ericsson, Gemtek and Qualcomm Technologies launch the first plan with 5G internet for homes in Colombia, which at first will only be available in the towns of Kennedy and Engativá, in Bogotá, and will offer speeds of download up to 100 Mbps.

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