Tag Archives: 5G

Zain and Nokia roll out 4.9G trial in Saudi Arabia

Nokia and Zain KSA have rolled out a Massive MIMO pilot in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah, which seeks to offer download speeds of up to 700Mbps. The pilot uses spectrum in the 2.6GHz range over Zain’s LTE network and will exploit Nokia’s 5G ready AirScale Massive MIMO antenna for 4.9G calls. The head [...]

Ooredoo and Manateq to provide 5G infrastructure to logistics parks, industrial zones

Ooredoo has partnered with Economic Zones Company (Manateq) to provide its world-class 5G infrastructure that is set to transform Qatars logistics parks and industrial zones, as well as accelerate the countrys diversified economic growth. Across Qatar, Manateq is developing logistics parks and industrial zones, which offer various sizes of plots of land to the investors [...]

Ooredoo Kuwait and Ooredoo Qatar have successfully tested the 5G

Ooredoo Group has successfully made the first trial International 5G call in the region by showing the remarkable capabilities of its 5G networks in Qatar and Kuwait. The trial occurred between Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al-Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo Group, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al-Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo Kuwait. The trial was [...]

Ooredoo experimenting its 5G network reach in Qatar

Ooredoo has declared that customers will be able to enjoy the high speeds of 5G across Qatars desert as soon as commercial devices are available in Qatar. The company stated it has positioned and started experimenting its newly upgraded 5G towers in desert areas such as Sealine and will be making trials to selected VIP [...]

Vodacom and MTN to share 5G spectrum

The additional radio frequency spectrum earmarked for 5G networks is licensed in South Africa. The aim is for cellular network operators to share it, according to the Minister of Telecommunications, Siyabonga Cwele.  Cwele did not provide specifics, but confirmed that the spectrum will be shared. In line with his departments policy on 4G spectrum, where [...]

SA operator Rain to roll out 5G network

South African mobile data network operator, Rain, will launch a new 5G wireless network in South Africa. Paul Harris, its president, unveiled the information at the investment conference in South Africa, which was held from 25 to 27 October 2018 in Johannesburg. The first application of Rain’s 5G network will be to provide very high-speed [...]

Vodafone extends its 5G network in 6 key locations in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has recently communicated that it is extending its 5G network in six key areas across Qatar, namely Abu Hamour, Al Azizya, Al Mamoura, Al Rayyan, Salwa Road, and Umm Salal Muhammed. Vodafone stated that the plan follows the companys objectives to switched on its first live 5G network to connect its first trial enterprise customer- Gulf [...]

Brazilian operators demonstrate 8k video streaming over 5G technology

Brazilian operators Claro and Net (both part of the América Móvil group), together with the Chinese company Huawei, are conducting the first live demonstration in the country of Ultra HD 8K video streaming over a 5G experimental network. Contents are provided by TV Globo. For this initiative, work began in July this year, reaching a [...]

Operadores brasileños prueban streaming de video en 8K sobre 5G

Los operadores brasileños Claro y Net (ambos del grupo América Móvil), junto con la firma china Huawei, realizan -por primera vez en el país- una demostración de transmisiones de video Ultra HD 8k en una red experimental 5G. Los contenidos son provistos por TV Globo. Para esta iniciativa, los trabajos comenzaron en julio de este [...]

Claro, Net e Huawei demonstram streaming de vídeo 8K com tecnologia 5G

Claro e Net, marcas do grupo Claro, e a empresa chinesa Huawei apresentam pela primeira vez no Brasil uma demonstração de transmissão de vídeo Ultra-HD 8K em uma rede experimental 5G. A TV Globo é responsável por todo o conteúdo disponibilizado no formato 8K. Segundo informa a Claro em comunicado, os trabalhos iniciaram em julho [...]