du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in collaboration with ZTE, the leading global handset provider, is delivering 5G connectivity via the cutting edge Axon Pro 10 handset. A select group of du customers who preregistered from 8th May will receive the devices for free, dispatched to them directly so they can begin enjoying 5G connectivity speeds up to 20 times faster than 4G provided.

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Nokia is helping Ooredoo Algeria take the first step towards next generation networks and reinforce its technology leadership in the region with the successful deployment of North Africa’s first virtualized Mobile Gateway. This is a crucial step for the migration of core network elements to the cloud and paves the way for the transformation of the core network to support next generation mobile network technology. The deployment allows Ooredoo Algeria to meet growing data demand in the region, and provide new and innovative services like Internet of Things (IoT), in addition to enhanced broadband to its subscribers. Once deployed, Ooredoo Algeria’s subscribers will be able to enjoy high bandwidth-consuming services, delivering the best possible performance and reliability.

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Etisalat made a landmark announcement giving its subscribers an opportunity to be the first in the MENA region to experience the new super-fast 5G network on 5G smartphones. Etisalat subscribers can now enjoy the blazing speed of the 5G network up to 1Gbps and lower latency around 1 millisecond.

Read more: Etisalat gives its subscribers access to 5G in a regional first

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