Etisalat expects 5G smartphone launch in June

29 Mar 2019

United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telco Etisalat says its customers will have access to the first 5G-capable smartphones by June this year. The firm, which has been working with Huawei and Ericsson on its rollout, claims to have already deployed a 5G-enabled network and plans to have 600 5G base stations in service by the end of this year. Rival UAE operator Du has said it will launch commercial 5G services towards the end of the year.

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