Cyta on Sunday announced the operation of the first 5G network in Cyprus by Cytamobile-Vodafone, “marking the beginning of a new era in the evolution of communications in our country”, the company said.
In a presentation on social media, Cyta Chief Executive Officer Andreas Neokleous announced the operation of the new network of Cytamobile-Vodafone, which provides high speeds (up to 1Gbps) with increased simultaneous connection to thousands of devices, and new levels of speed.
“This is only the first step that will unlock the unlimited possibilities offered by the new network, paving the way for innovative technological applications that change the data in key sectors of the economy, such as transport, health, agriculture, environment and education,” he said.
“The 5G network lays the foundations for the upgrading of our lives, the development of businesses, the progress of the economy and the transformation of Cyprus into a digital society with equal opportunities for all “.
The Cytamobile-Vodafone 5G network has a population coverage of 70 per cent and is expected to reach 98 per cent in around 12 months, the company said.
All Cytamobile-Vodafone subscribers, individuals and companies have access to the 5G network at no extra charge. All a subscriber needs is to be to have a 5G device certified on the Cyta network and to be in an area with 5G coverage.
More information about 5G and its features, already certified devices and upgraded Cytamobile-Vodafone software can be found at www.cyta.com.cy.