Tag Archives: 5G

Du rolls out UAE’s first 5G-enabled WiFi router in Dubai

Du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has introduced UAEs first 5G-ready WiFi router in Dubai. The advanced wireless 5G terminal device from ZTE is accessible to subscribers as from 57.17 USD (AED 210) per month. The ZTE 5G router will give subscribers the opportunity to enjoy plug and play 5G access within all 5G-enabled areas of the UAE. [...]

Batelco launched the first 5G device in Bahrain

Batelco, the telecommunication company in the Kingdom has rolled out Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, the first 5G network supported device in Bahrain. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 had a trial on Batelcos 5G network by a professional gamer who tested the speed of the device when linked to Batelco 5G network, as well as its feasibility to use [...]

Saudi Telecom rolls out 5G services

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Group has introduced the fifth generation (5G) wireless network service in the Kingdom. The CEO of STC Group, Nasser Bin Sulaiman Al-Nasser, said, STC has become the first operator to provide 5G commercial services to customers in a number of cities in the Kingdom. The commercial launch of the service in [...]

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, [...]