Etisalat sign deal to develop 5G

A joint team will be set up to conduct the trial of 5G services. (Supplied)

Laying the foundation for the next generation of super-speed connectivity, Etisalat Group, a leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Asia and Africa and Huawei—a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider—have announced today the signing of a new agreement that will see the two companies deepen their cooperation in pioneering telecom broadband services over the next five years across the region.

A joint team will be set up to conduct the trial of 5G services, which are the first ever trials of their kind across the Middle East.

“Etisalat has been committing to enhance the customer experience through nurturing advanced technologies.

“5G mobile network aims to tremendously improve user’s experience with never seen before speed and capacity. “The superfast 5G mobile network will enable new possibilities and offers seamless communication experience,’ says Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology Officer at Etisalat Group.

“We always fulfill our promise to the communities we serve while maintaining the leading position in the region,” he added "We have already achieved many breakthroughs in 5G research worldwide as people, business and cities become further digitally connected,” says Alan Wang, President of Huawei – Etisalat Global Key Account.


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