The process of implementing 5G in Portugal was not easy. After months of auctioning access to frequencies he insisted not terminate, operators are finally implementing their solutions and giving their customers a clue as to what will happen.
With theoretically promised speeds of up to 10 Gbps, many expect to be able to reach values close to these extremes. The fact is that the first tests and operator impositions show the opposite and are far from these values.
Since it was revealed, users have been waiting for all that the 5G network will bring. Its implementation in our country and even on planet Earth in general was not a simple process. Now that it's accessible, operators are rushing to show what they'll have to offer, with offers until the end of January.
500 Mbps speed on NOS
In terms of speed, it seems that everyone is far from what this technology can offer. It is clear that the NOS limits Internet access over 5G, as it cannot exceed 500 Mbps. Already tested.
Although this is far from expected, the fact is that this operator adheres to what it specified in its information about Internet access. This document NOS specifies that the maximum speed will be limited to a maximum of 500 Mbps, which is slightly higher than the 300 Mbps offered in 4G.
Vodafone does not go further
The situation appears to be worse in Vodafone. Here too, the maximum speed is far from expected and seems to be limited in internet access as well. The difference here appears to be smaller.
The tests conducted by Pplware did not exceed 300Mbps, without any special configuration and within the city of Lisbon. 5G access is automatic Using the Speedtest app from Ookla and fast.com both showed similar values.
Here, too, the access conditions seem to be pre-set, since the data indicates that network access will not exceed 300 Mbps. This information is in the tariff descriptions and there is no reference to 5G or 4G.
MEO does not have a 5G solution yet
The MEO case is the strangest case ever, but for completely different reasons. operator States With "The new 5G technology will be able to reach faster speeds than those currently available, and it is expected that with the commercial launch of 5G technology, It will reach 1 gigabitHowever, as of now, there is no concrete proposal yet.
This scenario is far from what customers expect and what technology supports. Right now, 5G is available for free, with offers until January 31. After this period, speeds are likely to increase as customers will start paying.
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