Tag Archives: 5G

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, [...]

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 [...]

Zain Bahrain rolls out 5G commercial services

Zain Group has announced the launch of its 5G commercial services in Bahrain. The 5G network built in collaboration with global solutions provider, Ericsson, will allow users to enjoy super high-speed data, very low latency and ultra-high reliability and unveils highly connected technologies trends such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and the internet of things (IoT). The [...]