5G Availability around World

Since later half of 2018. 5G is in market in few Countries Around the World for commercial operation.

It is estimated that by 2024, 5G subscriptions will reach 1.9 billion. and that coverage could blanket up to 65 percent of the world’s population.

North America 5G

Estimates say that by 2023, up to 32 percent of North American mobile connections will be on a 5G network.

UNITED STATES

5G fixed wireless broadband internet  is currently available at a handful of Location in United States

CANADA

Canada’s Telus Mobility has given 2020 as the year 5G is available to its customers, but explains that people in the Vancouver area can expect early access.

In 2019 Rogers Communications has made a 5G test site on campus at the University of British Columbia.

PUERTO RICO

Wireless provider Claro began testing 5G in Puerto Rico in 2019.

CHILE

Entel is the largest telecommunications company in Chile and has partnered with Ericsson to bring 5G wireless service to Chilean customers.

 ARGENTINA

Movistar and Ericsson tested 5G systems in 2017 and will likely roll it out to customers around the same time that Chile sees 5G.

BRAZIL

After having signed an agreement to help develop and deploy the technology, we expect Brazil to usher in 5G service starting sometime in 2020.

COLOMBIA

Telefónica Telecom, Colombia’s largest telecommunications company, will likely have 5G services available for customers in 2020.

ARUBA

SETAR is Aruba’s leading communications provider, and through a partnership with Nokia, the two expect full coverage on the island by 2022.

SOUTH KOREA

These three South Korean companies collaborated to bring mobile 5G to the country on December 1, 2018: SK Telecom, LG Uplus, and KT. They began with 5G service for select businesses only, but on April 5, opened up 5G for others, too, via the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.

JAPAN

NTT DOCOMO is Japan’s largest wireless carrier. They’ve been studying and experimenting with 5G since 2010 and launched pre-commercial 5G services in September 2019, with an official launch set for 2020.

CHINA

Three wireless carriers launched 5G in China on October 31, 2019: China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom.

However, these companies don’t provide widespread 5G coverage just yet. The most popular areas with 5G in China right now include Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.

QATAR

According to Ooredoo, a telecom company in Qatar that has been working on implementing 5G since 2016, they were the first company in the world to provide commercial 5G access.

KUWAIT

Two telecommunication companies in Kuwait have launched 5G service.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

UAE 5G became available via Etisalat UAE on May 30, 2019. There are several 5G phones available for purchase.

INDIA

According to Manoj Sinha, the minister of the Department of Telecommunications, India is set to adopt 5G this year: “When the world will roll out 5G in 2020, I believe India will be at par with them.”

Relience Jio , BSNL and Idea-Vodafone all telecom operators are working towads implementation of 5G network.

 VIETNAM

Vietnam will see 5G in 2020.

IRAN

There are a few mobile network operators in Iran, the largest of which is Mobile Telecommunication Company of Iran (MCI). MCI currently offers “4.5G” internet, which shows that they’re on a path to providing 5G in Iran. They also signed an agreement with Nokia in 2017 to develop 5G technology in Iran.

THAILAND

Advanced Info Service (AIS), the country’s largest mobile phone operator, is testing 5G in Thailand but hasn’t indicated when they plan to go live with a commercial 5G network.

PAKISTAN

5G might go live for consumers this year given that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority prepared for public 5G trials in 2019.

SAUDI ARABIA

5G has been available in Saudi Arabia through Saudi Telecom Company (STC) since June 2019, but only in specific areas of major cities and only through home routers (no mobile option, yet).

BAHRAIN

5G in Bahrain arrived in July 2019 when STC (previously called VIVA) launched their 5G data plans.

NIGERIA

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) plans 5G to roll out in 2020.

Almost most of the Countries around the World are Targeting the date in Later half of the year 2020 as the Official Launch of 5G network for Wider Masses.

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