Tag Archives: 5G

Du rolls out 5G-enabled mobile devices in MENA

UAE telecom Du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has rolled out 5G mobile devices in the Middle East. The deputy CEO  Telco Services, EITC, Fahad Al Hassawi, stated, The 5G reality is here, which is why we are thrilled to be able to bring this revolutionary technology to more customers across the UAE. [...]

Zain rolls out 5G bundles

Zain, the digital service provider in Kuwait, has launched its 5G Internet bundles for postpaid customers. The launch comes after the companys announcement last month of the full readiness of its network for the commercial launch of fifth generation wireless technology (5G) to be the first operator to offer 5G technology in the GCC region via [...]

Batelco to roll out commercial 5G in Bahrain

Batelco will be the first telecom provider in Bahrain to roll out commercial 5G network in the country. The service will be accessible in key locations and progressively launched in more areas all over the country depending on customer demand and requirements, the company said.  The telecom provider said, Batelco is very proud to launch [...]

Zambia officials in discussion with Huawei over 5G network

According to the Zambian Minister of Communication and Transport, Dr Brian Mushimba, Chinese telecommunication firm Huawei has agreed to deploy 5G network infrastructure in Zambia. Even though the Minister disclosed the telco’s commitment to upgrade all sites seamlessly with 5G capability, he did not confirm on the cost of the project or when it is [...]

Virgin Mobile to rollout 5G network in UAE

Virgin Mobile has announced that it is offering its customers the opportunity to be amongst the first to get connected on the new 5G network via a dedicated pre-registration website; www.virginmobile.ae/5g-register. Customers can sign up to be the first to know when they can get a 5G-enabled mobile device.   The Managing Director of Virgin Mobile [...]

Mobily tests 5G network in Saudi Arabia

Mobily has positively led site tests in collaboration with Ericsson for 5G (fifth generation) in Makkah around the Haram area attaining speeds in excess of 1 gigabit (1,000 megabits). The tests by Mobily and Ericsson are the first in the Haram area, which has one of the highest mobile users in the world; upon deployment, [...]

MTN South Africa launched 5G trial

MTN has deployed a trial 5G network as an indoor business solution, and the company stated that commercial-grade 5G network equipment and devices were used in this deployment. This is a joint project between MTN, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre which would allow for further evaluation of the benefits of 5G connectivity [...]

Batelco partners with Ericsson to offer 5G services in Bahrain

Telecom services operator Batelco has inked a deal with Ericsson to commercially deploy 5G across Bahrain. Batelco chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and Ericsson president and chief executive Börje Ekholm inked the agreement at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay in the presence of Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed. The agreement, the newest in a long and successful collaboration [...]

Rain and Huawei to roll out 5G commercial network in SA

South Africas mobile data-only network operator, Rain, declared at the 2019 Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, that it had introduced the first 5G commercial network in South Africa in collaboration with Huawei. Rain recently declared that with Huaweis end-to-end 5G solutions has enable them to introduce the 5G network using its 3.6GHz spectrum. The [...]