Danish operator TDC stated it accomplished nationwide 5G deployment on December 1 after upgrading 3,800 cellular masts.

The service stated that this makes Denmark the primary Nordic nation to have 5G service throughout the nation.

“Yearly, Danes’ consumption of cellular knowledge will increase by about 35-40%. The necessity for a quick cellular community has by no means been better. It’s due to this fact an vital milestone in our work to attach Denmark that buyers, corporations and municipalities throughout the nation can now profit from the alternatives that 5G opens up,” stated Andreas Pfisterer, CEO of TDC NET.

Together with the 5G rollout, TDC stated it has elevated the velocity of its 4G community by virtually 50%.

The corporate stated that over 50,000 customers have already got entry to the 5G community, and that 5G now represents roughly 1% of TDC NET’s whole cellular visitors.

TDC initially launched 5G in September, utilizing frequencies within the 3.5 GHz spectrum band. Preliminary deployments included the key Danish cities of Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus and Helsingør.

TDC started deploying 5G infrastructure on Zealand, Denmark’s largest and most populous island, in October 2019. Since then, virtually 3,000 base station websites have been outfitted with Ericsson’s 5G know-how all through Denmark.

Ericsson’s 5G partnership with TDC Denmark consists of Radio Entry Community merchandise and options from Ericsson Radio System and core options from Ericsson’s 5G Core portfolio.

In March 2019, Ericsson was chosen by TDC for the rollout of economic 5G, together with managed providers, as a part of a serious community overhaul.

In December 2019, Ericsson supplied 5G community gear for a pilot community that was launched by TDC within the metropolis of Helsingør, Denmark. The 5G pilot community used a 3.5 GHz check license.

Nordic operators Telia and Telenor, who function shared cellular infrastructure in Denmark, launched 5G in September.

Telia and Telenor additionally introduced that the primary cities to get 5G have been Copenhagen and Aalborg. Following this preliminary activation, the 2 corporations stated they may improve further current websites.

Telia and Telenor will proceed with the rollout of 5G know-how within the cities of Aarhus and Odense.

The 2 companions additionally stated that the community modernization and 5G rollout will proceed regularly over the approaching years because the 5G frequencies turns into commercially accessible in Denmark.

Denmark accomplished the public sale of spectrum within the 700 MHz, 900  MHz and a couple of.3 GHz bands in April 2019.

The native telecom regulator additionally expects to award spectrum within the 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands for 5G later this 12 months.