After Lyon, 5G deployed in 8 other municipalities in the Lyon metropolis

After Lyon, 5G deployed in 8 other municipalities in the Lyon metropolis

Violet Field inHigh TechJan 21, 2021 1 min read1 views

The operator Orange announced on Wednesday that it would deploy its 5G network in eight municipalities in the Lyon metropolis

The allocation of 5G frequencies to French operators brought in a total of 2.789 billion euros for the French State - NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

One month after the launch of 5G in Lyon by SFR, its competitor Orange announces this Wednesday that it will, in turn, deploy this new mobile network in eight other municipalities in the agglomeration: Bron, Charbonnières-les-Bains, Corbas, Pierre-Bénite, Rillieux-la-Pape, Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Vaulx-en-Velin, and Villeurbanne.

"This launch of 5G at 3.5 GHz (dedicated only to the latest generation of phones) brings speeds up to three to four times faster than 4G to meet the changing needs of customers," said the operator. in a press release. "This allows a reduced latency and an almost instantaneous download speed, even on the move," he adds.