Orange was the first operator to market the fixed version of 5G in Spain, having updated its 5G mobile network in the first 4 cities in SA last February. Since then coverage has continued to increase and currently a total 10 cities, In addition they have been added two new compatible mobile models From Samsung and Xiaomi brands.
5G is having a really hard time getting there
The arrival of 5G is turning out to be more progressive than we thought, with Vodafone becoming the first country in the summer of 2019 to activate 5G in its first 15 cities. That time Little did we know about 5G and the different flavors What will bring:
Frequency bands dedicated to 5G (in green) and 4G bands recycled with DSS also provide 5G coverage (in green/pink)
We can still talk about many more flavors like 5G ULI, 5G NTN and 5G Advanced which refer to different aspects of this technology, but the important thing is With 5G SA we have come to the starting point For which the 5th generation mobile technology was designed. A network with gigabit speed, very low latency, the ability to serve thousands of clients at the same time with guaranteed quality if necessary and low energy consumption in antennas and terminals, all of this tangible benefits for the end user,
Orange pioneer in 5G+ deployment
Vodafone lost its position as the leader in 5G and Movistar and Orange are currently leading the deployment. Movistar hopes to activate SA during the remainder of 2023. Top 4 Cities: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville, He then promised to extend the management of the new 5GC core to 5G antennas located in other cities.
Although there has been practically no attention to the expansion of this network, 3 months after its launch we find that 10 cities are already benefiting from Orange’s 5G SA, which the operator commercially refers to as 5G+ does. Thus, 5G+ has been enabled in the Orange Mobile network in recent weeks. Bilbao, Alicante, Sabadell, Hospitalet, Castellón and Valladolid,
There have also been reports about compatible terminals. At first, only 3 Samsung models and 3 other Xiaomi models were approved, but we are currently looking for a new option for each of these brands. As well as Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+ and S22 include S23, in the matter of Xiaomi, in addition to the 12, 12 Pro and 12T, has added 13,