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New 5G to Make Greece a “Great Destination to Work and Retire in”

Greece has awarded 5G spectrum internet service to three operators, OTE Group, Vodafone and Wind Hellas in an auction on Wednesday that raised 372.26 million euros ($453.78 million). Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that the 5G service will...

Why 5G Conspiracy Theories Prosper During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Tim Hill, Robin Canniford, and Stephen Murphy* As the coronavirus pandemic has gathered momentum, so too have explanations for how the outbreak started and what is causing its spread. Among these explanations is a theory that the recent rollout...

Greece Appears to Bow to US Pressure, Delays Decision on Chinese 5G Network

Greece has been reluctant to use the Huawei Fifth Generation (5G) telecommunications network, although pilot programs have already taken place in Greek cities. And some analysts now attribute the Greek government's slow pace in this burgeoning sector to pressure...

Trikala Becomes First Greek City with 5G Technology

Trikala has become the first city in Greece to have 5G technology. Greece's General Secretariat of Telecommunications and Post, the Trikala Municipality and e-trikala SA signed an agreement to introduce the cutting-edge technology. The agreement concerns the gradual transformation of Trikala...