Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

29th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


T-Mobile launches mobile 5G network and will cover quarter of Prague and Brno population by the end of the year

T-Mobile starts commercial operation of the 5G network in the Czech Republic from 1 November 2020 in Prague and Brno In addition to the wider centers of both cities, part of the Prague metro will also be covered by the 5G signal, More than a quarter of the population of Prague and Brno will have access to 5G signal, by the end of the year, 180 base stations will start transmitting and T-Mobile will double the number of 5G transmitters by the end of the year
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8th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Despite Coronavirus construction of fibre network continues according to plan

In three quarters, almost 40,000 households were covered by high-speed internet By the end of the year, the most advanced fibre network with speeds of up to 1 Gbit / s will be available for more than 30,000 other households
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8th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


5 vulnerabilities sparked by the shift to 5G networks

Although there's a lot of buzz around the benefits of 5G, it's also important to highlight vulnerabilities that come along with them Protecting 5G users begins with protecting 5G networks. The shift to 5G will include a complete change in our current networks from classical hardware networks to virtual, software-defined networks.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic