Three will begin rolling out its 5G service to mobiles at the end of the month

Mail Online | 2/14/2020 | Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline
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Network operator Three will finally begin rolling out its 5G service to mobiles at the end of the month after delaying the launch last year.

The firm is the last of the big four UK networks to introduce the next-generation wireless standard to smartphones, which was due to arrive by the end of 2019.

Rollout - Hold - November - Number - Issues

Three put the rollout on hold last November due to a number of issues that had forced it to push its original target 'slightly behind'.

These included acquiring the right planning permissions from landlords and arranging 5G equipment on masts.

Firm - Network - Mobiles - Locations - End

The firm's 5G network will be available on mobiles in 65 locations by the end of February, including London, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.

'Today we are celebrating what is possible through 5G with a showcase of our ultra-fast 5G capabilities marking the next step in our 5G journey,' Three CEO Dave Dyson said.

'5G - World - Customers

'5G is set to change the world for all of us and we can't wait for our customers to start experiencing it.'

The CEO said Three will provide peak mobile speeds up to twice as fast as the other telco operators due to its 'substantial' 5G spectrum.

Handset - Access - Three - Speeds - Cost

Those with a 5G-capable handset will be able to access Three's 5G speeds at no extra cost to their...
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