Category Archives: 5G

Etisalat rolls out 5G for UAE subscribers

Etisalat subscribers in UAE can now access fast 5G services on fixed-line networks as Telecommunications Regulatory Authority allocates new frequency which will allow provides to expand the 5G application. The deployment of 5G FWA is another major 5G milestone for Etisalat, a result of our continuous efforts in bringing the best in technology and infrastructure [...]

stc deployed first 5G standalone in MENA

Saudi-based telco stc has deployed the first 5G standalone and 5G voice over new radio service in live network in MENA. The expansion will allow stc to offer enhanced data and voice services over an agile, cloud native, next generation end-to-end 5G network. According to stc, the 5G SA core network is an absolute paradigm [...]

Ooredoo expands its 5G Home Internet in Oman

Telecom provider Ooredoo is expanding its 5G Home Internet to reach more homes across Oman. Introduced earlier this year, it is accessible in selected areas across Muscat, Al Batinah, Al Wusta, Ash Sharqiyah, Ad Dakhliyah. Ad Dhahriah, and Dhofar, and more areas are being connected. According to a statement, Ooredoos 5G is offering lower latencies, [...]

Zain expands 5G coverage in Saudi Arabia

Zain has announced the expansion of its 5G coverage by adding five additional Saudi cities by bringing the total number of covered cities to 35. Through its development, Zain will support innovation and competitiveness by developing various fields, from individual capabilities, to product and service sectors, and the overall economy. The dedication to present 5G [...]

Rain deployed its first standalone 5G network in South Africa

Rain, South Africas operator, has launched Africas first standalone 5G network in partnership with Huawei. Currently available in Cape Town, the network will cover areas Sea Point, Claremont, Goodwood, Bellville, Durbanville, and Cape Town City Center. Our SA 5G will enable the industries digital transformation in the future, such as smart healthcare, smart ports, smart [...]

Omantel picks Ericsson for 5G network extension in Oman

Omantel has chosen Ericsson to sustain the ongoing 5G radio access network (RAN) expansion plans in a multi-year partnership in Oman. Ericsson will assist Omantels commercial 5G expansion at key locations across Oman, including Salalah, Nizwa and Sur. Ericsson technology will allow Omantel to extend coverage while at the same time will be providing a [...]

ZTE partners with MTN to introduce first 5G indoor router in South Africa

ZTE, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for mobile broadband and 5G connectivity, has introduced its first 5G wireless router, the ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A, in South Africa in partnership with MTN, one of the leading telecoms carriers in South Africa. ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A has the latest Wi-Fi 6 [...]

Telma and Ericsson introduce 5G network in Madagascar

Telma has rolled out Madagascars first 5G network, via the network infrastructure supplied by Swedish tech giant, Ericsson. Telma introduced Madagascars first 5G consumer services using spectrum in the 3.6-3.7 GHz band, with the network going live on the 26th June 2020. By rolling out 5G on the island, Telma forms part of the few operators [...]