Qualcomm and Swisscom Bring 5G to Europe with the First-Announced Commercial Services
Apr 10, 2019
The Launch of 5G Network in Switzerland Marks a European Milestone on the Path to 5G as the Global Rollout of 5G Continues this Year
Apr 10, 2019, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Swisscom, together with cutting-edge device manufactures including OPPO, LG Electronics, Askey and WNC have announced the arrival of commercial 5G services in Europe with the launch of Swisscom's 5G network. The launch marks the beginning of a fast-paced and broad roll out of 5G networks and Android smartphones in the region expected throughout 2019.
All device manufacturers supporting Swisscom in this announcement use Qualcomm Technologiesâ 5G solutions. Premium 5G phones from OPPO and LG and devices from Askey and WNC feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 with X50 5G modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end and antenna elements, the industryâs first commercial 5G mobile platform, and are designed to unlock transformative new experiences including near-instant access to cloud services, shopping with AR, multiplayer cloud-based gaming, real-time video collaboration and more.
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