O2 has switched on its 5G network, the last of the UK’s mobile operators to do so.
The network will initially be available in five cities – Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds and London.
The firm is targeting key locations such as stations, shopping centres and stadiums, including Twickenham and Arsenal’s Emirates ground.
O2 finally launches 5G network in the UK – but it’s only available in six locations.
O2 has finally launched its 5G network in the UK, months after its rivals EE and Vodafone.
The network is launching in six locations today – Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds – before being rolled out to 20 other towns and cities by the end of 2019.
O2 launches 5G network in six major UK cities including London, Leeds and SLOUGH.
O2 is launching 5G across six major UK towns and cities today.
Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Leeds and unlikely candidate Slough were chosen as the initial launch areas by the network but it plans to reach 20 more UK locations by the end of the year.
O2 launches 5G phone coverage in six UK cities
O2 has rolled out its 5G network today, revealing a range of new tariffs alongside an exclusive partnership with Facebook’s Oculus and MelodyVR.
Coverage is currently limited to Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, London and Slough, with the network initially switching 5G on prime locations such as London’s Waterloo and Kings Cross stations.