Italian carrier Telecom Italia (TIM), together with Nokia, says it has completed full coverage of the republic of San Marino with 5G technology. The coverage has now been increased to 99% of the territory via the installation of 8 macro sites with 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz antennas. All the sites are equipped with massive multiple-input multiple-output technology. Nokia’s end-to-end solution provides for the virtualization of all the mobile network components, including radio access, TIM said. “We are the first state in Europe to boast complete 5G coverage of its territory. An important result achieved thanks to the collaboration with the TIM Group and Nokia, who we thank for having believed in our country and having managed to complete this challenge,” said Andrea Zafferani, the country’s secretary of state for telecommunications. “Completing the installation of the eight 5G sites in the territory of San Marino makes the republic the first European country to be...

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