TIM and Ericsson set new long-distance record for mmWave 5G null

Italian operator TIM have set a record for long-distance speed on a millimetre Wave (mmWave) 5G network, reaching 1Gbps over a range of 6.5km.

The feat was achieved in Rome using a base station powered by Ericsson’s radio gear and a device manufactured by Casa Systems and equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System and its QTM527 extended-range mmWave antenna module.