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Du hits 1.8Gbps in Standalone 5G trial

11 Nov 2019

UAE-based telco Du says it has achieved download speeds of 1.8Gbps on its trial Standalone 5G network, with uploads reaching 213Mbps. The test was carried out using a single 100MHz carrier in the 3.5GHz band. Saleem Alblooshi, Chief Technology Officer at Du, commented: ‘We are committed to supporting the next evolution of 5G with Standalone deployment and seamless software evolution to our core and access networks … This is a milestone for telecommunications in the UAE and sets the bar high for future 5G network possibilities in line with the nation’s smart city visions and national agenda.’

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