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Pilot zones for 5G networks in Russia are named 

Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov said that the Russian 5 million cities will be the 5G pilot zones, and departments and special services will work together on them.
“It was agreed that a working group will be created from employees of the departments: the Ministry of Defense , the Federal Security Service , the Federal Security Service , Roskosmos and the  Ministry of Communications , possibly with the involvement of operators — to work on pilot zones to see where it is possible to work in the 3.4-3.8 GHz segment” – said Akimov about the results of the meeting on the development of 5G networks, reports RIA “Novosti”.
The Vice Prime Minister noted that the working group could start work within two to three weeks. “It is clear that these are millionaires. And it is advisable to test these zones on a large scale, not pilot zones within one quarter, but on a broad scale, these are millionaires, ”he said.
Akimov also said that the meeting discussed the issue of domestic equipment: “Most importantly, we set the task for the Ministry of Industry and Trade to assess the capabilities of the Russian industry both in terms of user devices, and in terms of network cores, communication equipment, equipment in the b2b segment, to build communication networks “.
Recall that under the Digital Economy program, sustainable coverage of the 5G communications network should be provided by 2024 in all major cities of Russia (with a population of 1 million people).
According to the operators, the most attractive for 5G is the range of 3.4-3.8 GHz, but at the moment it is occupied by the military and special services and requires work on the release.
In July, a trilateral agreement ( Rostec , Rostelecom and the government) was signed on the intentions of joint development of 5G wireless communications in Russia. It was also reported on the beginning of the development of equipment for 5G.
Earlier, the newspaper VIEW wrote what new opportunities are opening up 5G networks.

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