Etisalat has announced the launch of first commercial 5G wireless network in the UAE. It will be the first operator to have a fully developed commercial 5G network available to provide gigabit internet services to its customers.
This service will be provided in selected locations in the UAE which will gradually expand to other parts of the country depending on consumer demand and requirements.
The devices and services will be available for consumers from September.
The CEO of Etisalat Group Saleh Al Abdooli said, “Today’s announcement is a historic moment for the company as the commercial launch of the 5G network will set a milestone for the UAE. Etisalat today is the first telecom operator in the world to provide this ultra-high 5G C-band data speed as a commercial service over the wireless network.
5G technology provides faster data connectivity combined with higher speed to enable users to enjoy uninterrupted 4K video streaming, best gaming experience, AR/VR services and autonomous transport so more users and devices can be connected at the same time without any degradation to the desired experience.