Low-income families across the country will be able to receive a 5G Kit from the federal government in 2023, which should aim to connect needy families in Brazil with the new technology that has arrived to facilitate the way we use the internet, however, not yet if you have more information about the project.
The proposal to distribute a 5G Kit and include low-income families in accessing new technology came from the transition team of the new government that should take over in January and will be led by president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT).
According to the team, a 5G Kit would be distributed, which is still not known what it should contain, for low-income families who will need to be registered in the Cadastro Único (CadUnique) to prove that they are in fact in a situation of social vulnerability.
However, everything is nothing more than an idea of the transition team, and for the project to start to gain face and start to take effect in fact, it is necessary to wait for the new government to assume the presidency and study the proposal in depth to verify its validity. viability.
5G in Brazil and low-income families
O 5G is up to 100 times faster than 4G and while the previous generation simultaneously connects around 10,000 devices per square meter, 5G manages to reach 1 million, and because of this, it will be possible to bring faster internet and to more users with the same antennas, which should generate greater savings and profits for telephone companies, in addition to better and faster service for consumers.
The auction of frequency bands for 5G operation in Brazil, which took place in November 2021, raised more than R$47 billion and brought together the main technology and telephony companies in the country interested in the benefits provided by the technological advancement that 5G will bring.
The winning companies assumed a series of commitments, including those to provide 4G technology or higher in areas without coverage, install fiber optics in the North region and implement connectivity projects in public schools, which also already guarantees, to some extent, access for families. from low income to technology.