Etisalat launched 5G services for consumers

Etisalat has announced its launch of 5G service for all consumers with its infrastructure and network ready to support all 5G devices in 2019. The network can now provide faster data connectivity combined with higher speed.

With continuous investments in technology and innovation on the network, etisalat’s infrastructure can enable 5G connectivity today for all fixed and mobile devices expected to be launched in the first half of this year.

Saeed Al Zarouni, Senior Vice President, Mobile Networks, etisalat said: “Etisalat’s technical teams are building 600 5G sites to enable 5G coverage across the country. Our network and infrastructure will be ready to provide the service as soon as the 5G mobile handsets are available in UAE.

“Our management’s strategy to focus on digital innovation and to ‘Drive the digital future to empower societies’ have led to investments in superior and state-of-the-art technology solutions on the network.”

Etisalat was the first operator to have a fully developed commercial 5G network available to provide gigabit internet services to its customers. The network will fuel enterprises digital transformation, IoT, smart cities and the fourth industrial revolution.