At first, the service will only be available in limited areas of Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Manchester.
"We wanted to mark the arrival of the UK's first 5G network with something spectacular", stated Marc Allera, CEO of BT's Consumer business. Today, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) used the 5G network to do live broadcasts in a morning program.
Stormzy kept the crowd rapt with this one-off show, set against the iconic backdrop of London's Tower Bridge.
EE's 5G network will work in conjunction with its 4G network, so that customers will connect to both 4G and 5G at the same time to get the best possible experience, even in the most crowded areas.
Some cities will receive 5G coverage in 2020 some of them being Cambridge, Derby, Southampton, Worcester again detailed list can be found on the operator's website. EE is the first network provider in India to offer true 5G network, which offers Gigabit-like internet speeds on a wireless mobile network.
Here's what people are saying on Twitter about the launch of 5G.
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EE, a British mobile operator, has launched the first 5G mobile network in the United Kingdom, allowing smartphone users to leverage on internet speed and quality downloads that come with the new technology.
EE also intends to launch a 5GEE Wi-Fi and 5GEE home broadband package. "And that goes to show just how much data you might be chewing up with one of these new 5G phones when and if they get to you", the host said, adding that coverage was pretty limited in the United Kingdom right now.
Liverpool's 5G testbed, which focuses on health and social care, received extra funding in March from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media + Sport, to extend the pilot for another year. The Helio M70 5G modem, packaged on an advanced SoC, aims to do just that.
"Of course, the 5G rollout will bring challenges, not least to companies that will have to upgrade existing infrastructures to get the benefits", said Moody.
Vodafone is planning to launch their 5G network in the coming weeks and no doubt others will follow. Here is everything you need to know about the 5G network.