Du becomes a GCF Field Test Qualified Operator to deploy 5G network

  • Date: 26-Jan-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Technology
  • Country:UAE
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Du becomes a GCF Field Test Qualified Operator to deploy 5G network

- As a pioneer in 5G and network solutions as well as delivering best-in-class network infrastructure, du has achieved 94% population 5G coverage by the end of 2022

Dubai, UAE: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has become the world’s first Field Test Qualified Operator (FTQO) of the Global Certification Forum (GCF) to deploy 5G common core network. du is committed to creating growth and opportunities for the UAE, support enterprises to fulfill their business needs by leveraging its 5G network and enable advanced communication services for customers.

By achieving this key milestone, du aims to play a key role in the digital agenda of the UAE and ensure that 5G technology takes the country’s tech-driven transformation to the next level. It is committed to providing “A network that gets you” in terms of customers’ network needs, whether it’s an enterprise or an individual. The telco continues to extend its 5G coverage throughout the UAE so customers can enjoy the experience and all the use cases it supports. Its deployment of 5G networks in 2022 progressed at the fastest rate since 2021, reaching 94% population coverage by the end of the year.

Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Technology Officer at du said: “du’s 5G

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