More O2 customers can now access the latest 5G speeds thanks to a major upgrade from the UK network. O2 says it has just switched on this new technology in 13 extra locations fulfilling its commitment to bring 5G to a total of 20 places by the end of 2019.
If your chosen provider is O2 you’ll find fast 5G downloads are now available in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Leeds, Slough, Leicester, Lisburn, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Bradford, Sheffield, Coventry, Nottingham, Norwich, Bristol, Derby and Stoke.
Along with these locations, the firm has also revealed plans to boost its coverage to a total of 50 places by summer 2020.
Speaking about the update, Derek McManus, COO, Telefónica UK, said: “We were incredibly proud to switch on our 5G network in October, and it is brilliant to hit our target of 20 towns and cities connected to our next-generation network as we head into 2020.
“Our range of tariffs make it easy and fair for customers to access 5G, with flexible plans that cost no more than 4G. I believe 5G is going to revolutionise the way people and businesses use mobile connectivity, unlocking huge possibilities for our economy and society. We’re excited about getting it into the hands of our customers across the UK, and continuing to work with our partners to help shape the future of 5G for the next generation.”
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