EE and Qualcomm are set to give your 5G a major speed boost

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EE 5G customers could soon be able to access download speeds of up to 1.7Gbps in major UK cities after the operator became the first in Europe to successfully combine seven different spectrum channels to boost capacity.

Working with its long-term partner Qualcomm, EE used five 4G carriers in the 1.8GHz, 2.1GHz and 2.6GHz bands and two 5G new radio carriers at 3.4GHz and 3.6GHz.

By fusing the seven bands, EE was able to achieve speeds of 2.2GHz in lab tests, using a test device powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform and its …

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