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5G Test Network

Environment for testing and developing of 5G devices and services with wide range of companies

VTT, University of Oulu
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5G Test Network consists of two network sites; at VTT’s restricted network companies can test the functionality of their technologies, tools and applications in controlled  environment. In the public network at University of Oulu, solutions such as those for large-scale deployment of user devices can be verified. Moreover, the test network will be expanded to cover different parts of the City of Oulu on more open basis.

5G TN is part of the national 5G TNF development environment.


5G test network services include: support and consultancy for all 5G – related R&D , Research platform for studying and exploring 5G , Possibility to test partner’s application and tools over live 5G network, including demanding IoT solutions, New business opportunities and business development assessments for new operator business models, Opportunity for long term co-operation with the players of the wireless communication ecosystem.   Full scale 5G test network will support using 5G devices, higher frequency bands, congnitive management functionalities and system testing tools for new solutions. The 5G Test Network feature evolution follows 5G research and standardization progress, acting as verification platform for theoretical 5G research.


5G Wireless IoT


Contact person
Jukka Mäkelä (VTT,, Olli Liinamaa (University Of Oulu, )
VTT, University of Oulu