TIM, LG Electronics partner to drive development of 5G in Italy

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On the occasion of the inauguration of TIM’s 5G Innovation Hub in Rome, TIM and LG signed an important collaboration agreement focused on the development of the 5G.

The partnership aims to enhance the innovation capacity of the companies in order to anticipate the joint launch of 5G services and terminals in Italy.

TIM will support LG in the development of 5G solutions for the Italian market, providing the innovation hub partner ecosystem, the technological know-how with the best resources of its research centers and the availability of test environments for 5G.

On the occasion of the launch of the 5G, TIM and LG will carry out important joint co-marketing activities for the promotion of LG terminal.

LG will support TIM by providing the technical support necessary for the development and testing of 5G solutions.

Mario di Mauro, TIM’s Chief Strategy, Innovation & Customer Experience Officer, stated: “The agreement with LG confirms TIM’s will to anticipate the availability of 5G terminals and services for the Italian market, with the aim of constantly offering to TIM customers the most advanced solutions that technology makes available, combining them with the best possible customer experience. This agreement is a further demonstration of how much innovation is relevant to TIM strategy of digital transformation of the Country. ”

David Draghi, Sales Director of Mobile Communication at LG Electronics Italia, commented “The 5G is an innovative technology that represents an incredible opportunity for many sectors of industry, from automotive to robotics, health and wellbeing to transport and will provide a relevant push to the spread of the Internet of Things and the smart city. As a leading technology group with operations in many of the sectors involved, 5G is a top priority for LG and the partnership with TIM is evidence of our commitment to ensure a successful launch in the Italian market as well. “