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GSMA says Middle East operators will be 5G early adopters

Monday 9 October 2017 | 18:44 CET | News
The Middle East and North African (MENA) region will be amongst the first in the world to launch commercial 5G networks, according to a study by GSMA. The new study, which was published at the GSMA Mobile 360 Series, forecasts that there will be more than 50 million 5G connections across the MENA region by 2025, with 5G networks covering approximately 30 percent of the region's population by that point. The report also highlights how mobile broadband (3G/4G) networks account for about half of total mobile connections in the MENA region today and are forecast to increase to 70 per cent of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Etisalat / Ooredoo
Countries: Middle East
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