Warsaw has the biggest chance to be the first Polish city to operate 5G mobile communications technology, Digital Affairs Minister Marek Zagorski said on Wednesday, adding that the decision will depend on the results of a 3.6 GHz frequency auction.
Poland has still not launched a fully functional 5G communications network, but more and more Polish cities are planned to have 5G tests and, next year, one of them may implement the network for commercial use, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily wrote on Tuesday.
Poland's Digital Affairs Ministry, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and domestic telecom operators signed an agreement on Monday that marks the onset of creating the country's 5G mobile communications network.
The 5th European Cybersecurity Forum (CYBERSEC 2019) will take place in Katowice, south Poland, on October 28-30. Earlier CYBERSEC conferences took place in Kraków, also in south Poland.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and US Vice-President Mike Pence signed a declaration in Warsaw on Monday regarding security in building a 5G network.
The Polish government will develop and present its position on the issue of Chinese tech giant Huawei to the European Commission (EC) by the end of June, Deputy Minister of Digital Affairs Wanda Buk said on Thursday.
A plan for the implementation of 5G technology is practically finished and it should be adopted by the government in the form of a resolution soon, Minister of Digital Affairs Marek Zagórski told PAP.
Ericsson, in cooperation with the Łódź Special Economic Zone and Spark Startup, will support SMEs working on 5G-based solutions under a letter of intent signed in Łódź (central Poland) on Tuesday.
Problems with frequencies and infrastructure were seen the most important obstacles in the first phase of building 5G in Poland, according to participants of the "Impact 2018 - The Future of the Digital Economy" conference held in Kraków, southern Poland.