The UAE telecommunications company, Etisalat by e&, has announced the successful completion of its "5G-Advanced" trial project, achieving a throughput of 10 Gbps on the 6 GHz band. According to the statement, the project, led by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), solidifies the UAE's position at the forefront of 5G-Advanced network capabilities.
Etisalat by e& stated that this achievement represents a significant leap in data transfer speeds. The trial focused on unlocking the full potential of the 6 GHz frequency range, coupled with a 400 MHz bandwidth, to achieve 10 Gbps speed while enhancing user experience.
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Collaboration for Innovation
According to the statement, the collaboration between Etisalat by e& and TDRA resulted in this achievement on the 6 GHz band, the highest ever achieved on this frequency worldwide. The joint statement from Etisalat and TDRA highlighted the profound implications, not only for the UAE's technological leadership but also for the global digital transformation landscape.
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Etisalat UAE stated: "Our recent achievement of 5G-Advanced speeds reaffirms our commitment to delivering high-quality and fast connectivity. The collaboration with TDRA emphasises our joint commitment to enhance the UAE's technological leadership and global recognition."
"This advancement paves the way for a seamless and integrated digital world, enabling the growth of IoT applications and metaverse technologies. The increased speeds support complex applications such as remote healthcare diagnostics, autonomous vehicle projects, and advanced industrial installations, contributing to a more innovative, interconnected society," added Etisalat.
This "5G-Advanced" trial aligns with Etisalat's commitment to bolstering the UAE government's "Year of Sustainability" initiatives in 2023.