Tech roundup: A look at the 5G debut in Brazil

5G officially launches in São Paulo, but we take a look at how companies are already using the technology around the country

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5G debuted in São Paulo last week, making it the latest Brazilian city to receive the tech. Photo: rafapress/Shutterstock

This is our weekly Tech roundup, with the main topics on technology and innovation in Brazil. In this issue: the debut of 5G technology in Brazil.

How 5G is already being used in Brazil

Last week, São Paulo became the fifth Brazilian state capital to receive 5G in the 3.5 GHz standalone frequency, just weeks after Brasília, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, and João Pessoa started offering the technology.

But even before the “official” arrival of 5G in the country, it was already possible to enjoy some of the technology’s advantages with non-standalone 5G, which uses a 5G frequency with a...

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