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Etisalat customers can now enjoy 5G access on ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first available 5G device from Etisalat, the first in the line of 5G devices from leading global smartphone brands expected to be unveiled this year, the telecom operator said.
Subscribers can enjoy and unleash highly connected technologies blending physical and digital realms from AR and VR to IoT, AI, autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, wearable technology and more. At around 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, the 5G service will allow users to stream live 4K resolution videos anywhere and at any time, with virtually no lag.
Etisalat customers can now experience 5G and purchase ZTE Axon 10 Pro from the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi and the Dubai Mall. Additionally, customers may also opt to buy using flexible Smart Pay plans on a 12-, 18- or 24-month contract starting from only Dhs241.
The 5G network will be available for all Etisalat postpaid, prepaid, consumer and business customers using 5G devices. All customers will be able to use existing data packs on the 5G network.
The consolidated net profit of the Etisalat Group amounted to Dhs4.4 billion during the first half of the year ending 30th June, 2019, representing a 3.1 per cent increase year-on-year.
Etisalat’s pioneering efforts in 5G will pave the way for the ‘Future of Connectivity’ with innovation and digital transformation, says Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology Officer, Etisalat International at 5G Mena 2019 in Dubai, at which Bamatraf was the keynote speaker.
Etisalat Group on Tuesday announced that its consolidated revenues amounted to Dhs13 billion and consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to Dhs2.2 billion representing a year over year (y-o-y), increase of five percent and resulting in a net profit margin of 17 per cent.
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