UAE’s du selects Ericsson 5G RAN


Du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has selected Ericsson to deploy its state of the art 5G radio access network (RAN) products and solutions as part of a major network expansion and modernisation. In line with United Arab Emirates’ Vision 2021 to create a knowledge base, sustainable economy in the emirates, du will transform its RAN 5G network with Ericsson’s state-of the art Ericsson Radio System. This will enable it to address new business opportunities and diverse 5G use cases, including Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB), Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), massive Internet of Things (IoT), ultra-reliable low-latency (URLL) innovative applications across enterprise and industry verticals such as smart city, manufacturing, Health etc. Following the 2021 deployment, which includes AI-powered 5G network optimisation services leveraging Cognitive Software, du and its customers will benefit from a 5G RAN network that will enhance versatility, improve capacity, increase cost efficiency and future-proof technology developments. Fahad Al Hassawi, Acting CEO, du, says: “Utilising the full power of more...