Etisalat, UAE’s leading telecom operator, announces 6G plans

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  • Date: 01-Jul-2021
  • Source: Saudi Gazette
  • Sector: Technology
  • Country: UAE
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Etisalat, UAE’s leading telecom operator, announces 6G plans

ABU DHABI "” Etisalat, a leading telecom operator in the United Arab Emirates, announced on Wednesday its foray into the next generation of the mobile network with considerable efforts toward 6G realization, conducting research and developing international standards, the main building blocks for the 6G ecosystem. Haitham Abdulazzak, Chief Technology Officer at Etisalat, shared these insights during his address at the session titled "Setting the roadmap to 6G" at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona; the annual trade show dedicated to the mobile communications industry being held from 28th June until 1st July 2021. "Advancement and development of new mobile technologies have become much more rapid than ever. The introduction of new features, capabilities and use of millimeter frequencies seen in 5G is a result of this advancement, which is expected to be complemented with the terahertz spectrum in 6G. Etisalat is one of the ambitious players making steps towards the sixth generation of the network," he explained. "The excellent achievements by Etisalat today in 5G coverage, cloud-native, slicing, Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) development, AI and automation platforms, as well as high fiber penetration, which stands at more than 99 percent of UAE populated area coverage, is a result

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