Etisalat pledged to continue its investments in keeping pace with future technologies, and to provide comprehensive digital solutions for government agencies, institutions and individuals, to contribute to the development of business and living methods, in line with government trends aimed at more digital government services and the digital economy in the coming years, and in line with recent changes that Prove that digital government is a strategic choice.
Yesterday, Dr. Ahmed bin Ali, the first vice president of corporate communication in the Etisalat Group, said, “Etisalat provides the fifth generation network in five main places, so that it is the first operator in the region that provides it in these places.” .
He added: «(Etisalat) continued its investment during the last period in the fifth generation technology, and succeeded in achieving many achievements in this regard, in light of the promising opportunities provided by the fifth generation network in the level of digital services in the country, and the growing rise in the adoption of devices connected to the Internet of Things Around the world, where (Etisalat) got the title of the fastest mobile internet network in all countries of the world, according to the (Ookla) report issued this year, and Etisalat recently launched, in cooperation with Dubai Police, the first smart traffic patrol connected to the fifth generation network ».
In this regard, Ben Ali said, “(Etisalat) is the first operator in the MENA region to provide the fifth generation inside an international airport, as the new Abu Dhabi airport building became the first international airport in the MENA region to be covered by the fifth generation network, and quickly Download high data up to one gigabit per second, in addition to covering (Burj Khalifa) with the fifth generation network, in addition to covering (Etisalat Metro Station) in Dubai with the fifth generation network, to be the first metro station to allow the advanced fifth generation network in the MENA region » .
He continued: «(Etisalat) succeeded in covering (Jumeirah Lakes Towers) to become the first smart area supported by the fifth generation network, in addition to covering the (Etihad Airways Grand Prix Formula 1) in Abu Dhabi with the fifth generation network, to be the (Yas Marina) circuit, the first track A race enables the advanced 5th generation network in the region.
He emphasized that «the UAE was able to occupy the first positions globally in the indicators of the telecommunications and digital services sector until the fifth generation network, which will be the main nucleus for unlimited communication via the Internet of Things and virtual technologies and the fourth industrial revolution», pointing out that «Etisalat» managed with its national cadres, which are The main factor for its success and leadership in the region, enabling the UAE to compete globally in terms of quality and modernity of telecommunications services and available digital solutions.
He pointed out that «Etisalat» has been keen since its inception to the continuous investment in the latest networks and future technologies, which contribute to creating many opportunities in the journey of digital transformation, and prepare for full readiness for the future and the changes it carries in this sector.
He pointed out, in this regard, that «Etisalat» was the first operator in the Middle East to launch commercial 3G services in 2003, and «Etisalat» announced the launch of a high-speed mobile internet service for the first time in the Middle East in 2005, then announced « Etisalat »in 2011 announced the launch of 4G services for the first time in the Middle East, and in the same year, Abu Dhabi became the first capital in the world to be completely covered by the optical fiber network.
He said: «In 2014, (Etisalat) became the first company in the region to announce the start of the fifth generation network trials, then in 2016 it announced the completion of the first live experiment in the Middle East region for the fifth generation network, so that its investments in the fifth generation would be continued.
The first vice president of corporate communication in "Etisalat Group", Dr. Ahmed bin Ali, said that last year saw "Etisalat" achieve a new record speed for the independent fifth generation network, as the download speeds reached 3.1 gigabits per second, making it the first operator in the world to score. This speed is through the independent fifth generation network, and (Etisalat) was able to occupy the first position in the region in providing mobile phones supporting the fifth generation technology to the customers. ”