Tag Archives: 5G

Zain KSA rolls out 5G network in Saudi Arabia

Zain Group has introduced 5G commercial services in Saudi Arabia with the first phase of the rollout being deployed through a network of 2,000 towers that cover an area of more than 20 cities in the Kingdom. Zain has also launched 5G services in Kuwait and is the largest 5G network deployment in the region to [...]

Rain to charge $67/month for unlimited 5G data in SA

South African data-only operator Rain has rolled out a 5G network package with unlimited high-speed data for 1,000 rand ($67) a month. According to the CEO of Rain, Willem Roos, the services is available in cities of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Pretoria but will soon be extended to Cape Town, Durban and other major metros in [...]

Nigeria starts 5G trial

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given the green light for the trial of 5G services in the country. The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Umar Danbatta has unveiled this during the opening of the maiden International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Digital African Week in Abuja. Danbatta said that Nigeria had exceeded the 30 per [...]

Vodafone offers 5G-ready sim cards in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has introduced 5G-ready Vodafone SIM cards. Vodafone subscribers having prepaid or postpaid mobile plans will have the opportunity to experience high-speed 5G mobile connectivity. The advantages of Vodafone 5G are incomparable; ultra-fast network speeds and low latency allowing faster, seamless connectivity. Subscribers can stream a sporting event with no interruption and download a full HD film in seconds. [...]

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. [...]