In a landmark development, Etisalat has become the first mobile operator in Mena to provide 5G coverage inside an international airport. The Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), Abu Dhabi’s new international airport,
Dubai: Following the successful launch of the first 5G commercial device in the UAE, Etisalat and Huawei on Wednesday unveiled Huawei’s first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) at Etisalat’s ultra-modern Open Innovation Centre in Dubai in the presence of Etisalat and Huawei senior management and the media.
Global rating agency Fitch said that a high price tag of $70 million per megahertz (Mhz) is a big deterrent for telecoms in India like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to bid for 5G spectrum auction.
Dubai will be the epicentre of the innovation economy in October when Gitex Technology Week and Gitex Future Stars – the region’s premier technology and startup events – get underway from 6th-10th October 2019.
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) and the UAE’s premier telecom provider Etisalat offered a glimpse of how 5G technology can revolutionise the way companies operating in Jafza will do business in the future.