Category Archives: 5G

Etisalat picks Ericsson for its 5G network core expansion

Etisalat has chosen Ericsson to implement Ericssons Advanced 5G Radio and 5G Core network with User Data Management (UDM). Connecting the power of a cloud-native network, Etisalats subscribers will have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of enhanced mobile broadband, Fixed Wireless Access and innovative industrial and IoT solution over 5G. The partnership focuses on [...]

Togocel to start 5G services trial in Togo

Togocel has received the authorities consent to start 5G services trial. Togocel is the first to obtain the approval for 5G testing next year. This authorization will enable the Togolese operator to carry out a full-scale test of 5G under real conditions, with real network equipment. This acquisition aligns with Togo’s ambitions to modernize and [...]

stc to expand its 5G network in 71 additional Saudi cities

Saudi Telecom Company (stc) stated that it will provide an additional of more than 71 cities across Saudi Arabia with 5G network as part of its second-phase plan to deploy the network country-wide. The milestone showcases stcs continuous efforts to develop the 5G networks systems and infrastructure, most notably, expanding the fibre to the home [...]

Vodacom chooses Nokia for 5G services in South Africa

Nokia has deployed 5G radio, core and fixed network solutions across South African operator Vodacoms network. Vodacom is using Nokias 2G, 3G, 4G and fiber access networks, as well as 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) and mobile broadband services. Nokia is providing its AirScale, Fastmile and Subscriber Data Management (SDM) / Home Subscriber Server (HSS) [...]

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, [...]