Etisalat Misr partners with Ericsson for 5G test on commercial network

6 Dec 2019

Egyptian mobile network operator (MNO) Etisalat Misr is reported to have achieved downlink speeds of 1.4Gbps in a 5G test conducted during the Cairo ICT 2019 trade event, according to CommsMEA. With the proof of concept said to be a step towards 5G readiness for the cellco, it was claimed that the successful trial represented an important milestone for Etisalat and demonstrated its commitment to developing and testing new use cases and applications.

Commenting on the matter, Etisalat’s chief technical officer, Khalid Murshed, said: ‘Our 5G trial with Ericsson is a continuation of our successful partnership and our journey together to offer the latest and most innovative technologies to our subscribers and different business applications.’

Egypt, Ericsson, Etisalat Misr