STC, Huawei complete 5G trial

6 Mar 2019

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Huawei have completed what they claim is ‘the first trial of indoor 5G technology using the 3.5GHz band in the MENA region’. During the trial, which commenced on 20 February in Dammam, STC used 100MHz in the 3.5GHz band and achieved a peak user downlink throughput of 1.3Gbps.

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