Monday’s 5G call is a major step for Etisalat as it proves the network readiness and availability of the 5G network and services in the country.
Etisalat announced on Monday the availability of 5G coverage in the world’s tallest building, ‘Burj Khalifa’, showcasing its readiness for the state-of-the-art 5G network and compatibility with industry leading 5G smartphones.
The announcement follows various milestones related to 5g network and video calls achieved by the communications company this year.
Today’s 5G call is a major step for Etisalat as it proves the network readiness and availability of the 5G network and services in the country.
At around 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, 5G technology will allow users to stream live 4K resolution video anywhere at any time, with virtually no lag.
According to a statement, Etisalat aims to provide customers a "unique experience" by enjoying higher speeds and faster response time on the 5G network with upto 1Gbps and lower latency to one millisecond.
With 5G technology consumers will witness unprecedented network speed allowing users to enjoy uninterrupted 4K & HD videos, AR/VR services, cloud gaming from anywhere in UAE, advanced robotics, autonomous transport, 3D printing and wearable technologies, the statement added.
Etisalat aims to build 1,000 5G towers across the UAE during 2019 to enable 5G coverage.
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.
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 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.
GCAA said only passenger flights carrying UAE residents and visitors wishing to return back to their respective home countries have been temporarily allowed after ensuring all relevant precautionary measures required by the Ministry of Health and Prevention have been taken.
The UAE Health Ministry said a 51-year-old Asian citizen, who was suffering from chronic disease and kidney failure, died due the complication from the coronavirus, raising the death toll to 9 cases in the UAE.
PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said that two special flights, one PK-789 with 264 passengers on board has departed for Toronto from Lahore, while another flight PK-781 carrying 242 passengers has flown from Karachi to Toronto.
Shortages of critical equipment led to fierce competition among buyers from Europe, the US and elsewhere. A regional leader in Paris described the scramble to find masks a “worldwide treasure hunt.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned that New York could run out of ventilators in six days.