Etisalat today announced the coverage of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, with a 5G network, which is available for use through various types of smartphones that are technically compatible with this advanced network.

The importance of this achievement confirms the readiness of Etisalat's 5G network to provide customers with 5G services through the support devices available in the UAE and enjoy a premium customer experience. 1ms, and a standard download speed of 1 Gbps.

Etisalat has started deploying more than 1,000 coverage stations this year, allowing customers to experience exceptional experiences such as HD video, AR and VR. To interactive online cloud games, as well as enabling other capabilities and solutions such as automation, autonomous vehicles, advanced robots, 3D printing, wearable technology and more.

Etisalat continues to invest in the modernization of various networks, including mobile networks, fiber-optic networks, and infrastructure development and support by investing in future technologies such as 5G, reflecting its keenness to develop and modernize its infrastructure and network permanently.

In 2014, Etisalat launched the first 5-phase test phase in the region, which was the first of its kind in the region, during its participation in the Mobile World Congress, and after nearly four years of continuous work and experiments, announced on 14 May 2018 the launch of the first Etisalat is the first operator in the Middle East and North Africa to successfully launch this network. Etisalat has started offering 5G services to many UAE partners, enabling them to enjoy the huge potential of this network. On July 10, 2018, Expo 2020 Dubai became the first major organization in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia to receive 5G services.

Etisalat is the first telecommunications company in the region to offer 5G mobile phones to customers and was the first in the Middle East and North Africa to offer a 5G network at an international airport, the new Abu Dhabi International Terminal.