Dense Air Portugal has signed a MoU with the Municipal Council of Cascais to launch a 5G Smart City ‘Proof of Concept’ network. This will enable for the testing of uses such as autonomous vehicles, industrial IoT and immersive education.
The project foresees the installation of a 5G Macro Cell at a centrally located building of the municipality and strategically placed small cells to enhance the end user quality of experience and demonstrate pervasive 5G coverage.
Also part of the agreement are 5G test and validation demonstrations at the Digital Innovation Hub within Nova University in Carcavelos. Dense Air Portugal aims to complement and enhance services provided by mobile network operators by deploying ‘neutral host’ small cells in dedicated licensed radio spectrum (3.6 GHz band).
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