Etisalat announces first end-to-end 5G stand-alone technology implementation in MENA Region

Emirates News Agency | Oct 19, 2019 at 8:07 PM
  • Today’s landmark announcement is a result of Etisalat’s efforts in building a robust 5G network that is software upgradable from non-standalone,NSA, to standalone technology.
  • Etisalat set a major benchmark in the industry by becoming the first telco in MENA in May 2018 to launch the commercial 5G network providing fixed wireless service in the UAE.
  • This was followed by another major substantial breakthrough in our 5G journey by connecting and partnering with Expo 2020 as the first major commercial customer in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia,MEASA, region to access 5G services.