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Sweden’s first 5G network inaugurated

In December 2018, Sweden’s first 5G network opened at KTH's campus.

The first video call over 5G in Sweden was conducted between Telia's CEO Johan Dennelind and Prince Daniel. Also included is Jan Gulliksen, Vice-Rector for Digitalization at KTH, and Åsa Jamal, Communications Manager at Telia. Photo: Peter Ardell.

– The 5G network gives us great opportunities to test and demonstrate our world-leading research and innovation in sustainable transport solutions. We will, for example, use the new network in our research projects on control towers for self-driving cars, says Anna Pernestål, Director at the research centre Integrated Transport Research Lab (ITRL).