Etisalat launches the first 5G commercial wireless network in the UAE

Etisalat launches the first 5G commercial wireless network in the UAE

Emirates Telecommunications Company, Etisalat has announced the launch of the first commercial wireless network for the fifth generation on the C-Band system in the UAE, becoming the first telecommunications operator in the Middle East and North Africa region to achieve this great technological achievement. The first phase of the launch will include the 5G fixed wireless Internet services in some locations in the country.

The deployment of services to the rest of the country will be gradually expanded depending on the needs and requirements of customers. Etisalat was one of the first operators to launch the 5G pre-commercial network in the world after its launch in Abu Dhabi and Dubai last December. It recorded high-speed usage, a very low response time, 5G VR technology with 360-degree shooting capability and a 4K high definition camera.  Etisalat is one of the world’s leading operator of communications services.

The 5G network is a pivotal player in enabling new technologies as well as providing superior communication speeds for users and can handle a large amount of communication and data at the same time and in any Geographical area. The 5G technology will enable users to enjoy uninterrupted HD video playback (4K), exceptional video game experience with enhanced reality and virtual reality, as well as intelligent navigation systems, thanks to the high speeds and low latency of the 5G network, The 5G technology will offer a new range of state-of-the-art applications.