Vodafone has said that it will turn on its 5G service in the UK on 3 July.
The company will rely on equipment from the Chinese telecoms provider Huawei, among others, to deliver the service.
It is the first firm to confirm a UK switch-on date, and both business customers and consumers will be able to sign up.
Vodafone said the benefits of the next-generation mobile network would include faster and more reliable data speeds for customers in busy areas.
The UK government is still carrying out a review of the telecoms sector that has the potential to restrict or even block the use of Huawei’s kit to address cyber-security concerns.
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