Nokia completes mmWave trial over Mobily’s live 5G network

16 Apr 2021

Nokia has successfully completed a mmWave technology trial over Etihad Etisalat’s (Mobily’s) live 5G commercial network in Saudi Arabia’s capital city Riyadh. Nokia’s 5G mmWave AirScale technology enables new use cases for enterprises such as Industry 4.0 and smart cities and can also help deliver fast, reliable and cost-efficient connectivity to rural and often underserved areas. Tareq Khalaf, Customer Team Head of Mobily at Nokia, said: ‘Extreme network capacity and speed are essential to enable new 5G services in densified locations. We are proud to have collaborated with Mobily on the evolution of its 5G network through this mmWave trial, achieving the highest speed for them to enable innovative 5G services in busy locations for people and businesses.’