Ooredoo Qatar conducts 5G trials

Ooredoo Qatar conducts 5G trials
Waleed Al Sayed, CEO, Ooredoo Qatar
Published: 12 December 2016 - 2:29 a.m.
By: Soumya Smita Prajna

Ooredoo, in partnership with Huawei and Nokia, demonstrated its 5G capabilities on its ‘Supernet’ within Ooredoo’s 5G laboratory. The Qatari telecom provider completed trials for speed and latency, and achieved speeds of up to 35.46 Gbps, which Ooredoo officials claim to be the fastest mobile data service in the world today, as reported by The Peninsula Qatar.

The telco further plans to demonstrate the power of 5G technology with Nokia in the coming days, including a demonstration of next-generation virtual reality and robotic applications.

Waleed Al Sayed, CEO, Ooredoo Qatar said:“Ooredoo worked hard to complete this important technological breakthrough ahead of our country’s celebrations for Qatar National Day, so that we could share this remarkable achievement with our people and the world.Qatar continues to break new ground in the technology and services we are making available for our people."

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