Etisalat has declared its fastest 5G live trial that reaches 71Gbps. The operator is setting a global record in the industry. It will also showcase exclusive 5G demonstrations this year at Gitex Technology Week. Etisalat Established Fastest 5G Live Trial Record
According to the Etisalat, this trial ensures Etisalat’s pioneering position as the region’s first to develop the next-gen network. Following the 5G placement in the UAE by 2020, Etisalat’s achieved 70 Gbps. They achieved this speed over a ‘pre-commercial’ 5G site. The site is operating over e-band and using 2Ghz of bandwidth with massive MIMO.
Etisalat Established Fastest 5G Live Trial Record
Saeed Al Zarouni, the senior VP (Mobile Network) Etisalat said:
Today Etisalat’s investments in the future will play a key role in bringing growth and innovation in the country also laying the foundation for smart city development. This has given us the lead in network and the first to launch every new technology and service to customers in the telecom industry. Our field test today at Gitex Technology Week is a significant step in validating the performance of 5G in high frequency band.
The 5G technologies and network will deliver capacity and connectivity.
Al Zarouni further explained that 5G was all about the ability to access applications from any platform, anytime, anywhere.
It is the next step in the evolution of high-speed mobile broadband services, shaping the environment for growing ‘Internet of Thing’ and smart cities to become a way of life for end users.
One of official said:
Visitors can also witness the ultra-high resolution video experience such as 4K video and 4K virtual reality live over pre-commercial 5G site operating over C-band (3.5Ghz). This ultra-high resolution is possible with 5G as it enhances mobile broadband with high throughput and provides virtual reality experience with ultra-low latency.
He further added:
Another interesting showcase is the ‘Ultra High Quality Video’ over 5G through a 360 degree camera.
Etisalat is also presenting 5G in healthcare, 4K video, Ultra High Quality Video and face recognition at Gitex.
For more technology news, visit