GMIS and Etisalat joined forces to speed up 5G roll out in UAE

The Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) is partnering with the telecom giant Etisalat to speed up the development of 5G network services to spur the digital transformation both in the UAE and globally.

Dr Ahmed bin Ali, Group Senior Vice-President – Corporate Communications at Etisalat, said  that digital technology and 5G networks generate enormous economic and social value, and they can digitally transform every aspect of industrial operation,from production to service delivery.

Ali added: “We are proud to partner with an international platform like GMIS and support the expansion of the UAE’s fast-growing and diversified industrial landscape.”

Badr Al Olama, Head of the GMIS Organising Committee, also commented on the partnership saying: “Digital solutions and 5G is at the very centre of this transformation. We are delighted to welcome Etisalat as a GMIS2021 strategic partner and as a leading player in digital transformation providing the latest and most innovative solutions and services. We look forward to jointly spearheading discussions on the future of this revolutionary technology”.

To recall, Etisalat was the first to launch a 5G network in the UAE and the region, and contributed to UAE’s capital being ranked among the top three fastest 5G capitals worldwide.

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