Arqiva 5G | Driving the UK’s Digital Economy

Driving the UK's
Digital Economy
5G FWA trial

Bringing 5G innovation to Europe 


In 2017, Arqiva and Samsung brought 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) to the U.K. in the first field trial of its type in Europe. It’s faster than 4G, less costly than fibre and promises to be the future of a thriving digital economy.


The trial is now closed and we are no longer accepting registrations.

How 5G FWA works

1. Access Unit

2. Receiver Unit

3. WiFi Router

4. Mobile Devices

5. Digital TV

6. WiFi Enabled Devices

Learn about the technology that's set to drive the future of the UK's digital economy

"Industry will continue to play the leading role, and investments like Arqiva's will help make sure the UK gets the benefits of new 5G networks early on, including faster, more reliable connections, new services like connected cars and the Internet of Things"

Karen Bradley, Culture Secretary

How 5G FWA will drive the UK's Digital Economy 

30-50 times faster than 4G

Low latency - Real-time/faster downloads

Enabling Ultra-High Definition content

Rapid roll out

Less disruption

Low operating costs

About Arqiva

We are a communications infrastructure and media services company, operating at the heart of the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets.


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