The UAE-based operator has revealed its plans to invest around 1.5 billion Dirhams this year towards supporting the 5G rollout within the country,
In a landmark development, Etisalat has become the first mobile operator in MENA to provide 5G coverage inside an international airport.
Tourists over the age of 18 visiting the Dubai emirate in the UAE will be given a free du Sim card from officers at passport control in Dubai International Airport.
This Eid Al Fitr, visitors to Dubai Festival Bay were amongst the first in the MENA region to access 5G, thanks to Etisalat, along with a special Etisalat version of the IMAGINE show.
Etisalat announced the launch of ‘Roam Like Home’ (RLH) services that enable Freedom postpaid customers to continue enjoying local allowances while travelling outside the country.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in collaboration with ZTE, the leading global handset provider, is delivering 5G connectivity via the cutting edge Axon Pro 10 handset. A select group of du customers who preregistered from 8th May will receive the devices for free, dispatched to them directly so they can begin enjoying 5G connectivity speeds up to 20 times faster than 4G provided.
Next generation connectivity is one step closer for du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), customers with the announcement that the telco is the first to launch 5G-enabled devices in the UAE.
Etisalat staff joined hands with Toys With Wings and Emirates Red Crescent for the toy collection drive to bring smiles and happiness to less fortunate children around the world this Eid Al Fitr.
Nokia is helping Ooredoo Algeria take the first step towards next generation networks and reinforce its technology leadership in the region with the successful deployment of North Africa’s first virtualized Mobile Gateway. This is a crucial step for the migration of core network elements to the cloud and paves the way for the transformation of the core network to support next generation mobile network technology. The deployment allows Ooredoo Algeria to meet growing data demand in the region, and provide new and innovative services like Internet of Things (IoT), in addition to enhanced broadband to its subscribers. Once deployed, Ooredoo Algeria’s subscribers will be able to enjoy high bandwidth-consuming services, delivering the best possible performance and reliability.
Etisalat customers will now experience one of the fastest broadband speeds in the region from the comfort of their homes, enhancing their experience while using multiple smart devices at one time.