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Etisalat & Launches Satellite Connectivity for Fifth Generation
Etisalat & begins implementing this step after extensive testing for more than a year. From the source
Etisalat & NE announced yesterday that it has implemented the latest technology solutions via satellites «EUTELSAT QUANTUM», thus becoming the first telecommunications company in the country to increase the capabilities of its 5G network, by linking it to programmed satellites, giving customers the opportunity to obtain high internet speeds, better network coverage, in addition to scalability to meet the future requirements of applications, which need to use high bandwidth. Etisalat Min&E is embarking on this step, after extensive testing for more than a year, with the aim of expanding the deployment of the 5G mobile network, by adding the latest quantum satellite technologies, in collaboration with EUTELSAT, to the new Newtech Dialog Hub technologies that have recently been installed to enhance the capacity of the mobile network.
Khalid Murshed, Chief Technology and Information Officer at Etisalat Min&E, said: "Satellite connectivity has become a key enabler for communities and businesses in this rapidly evolving digital landscape, as the demand for permanent connectivity to the Internet is increasing, given the constant need to use technologies such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, which have a greater impact on consumer life. By deploying these satellite solutions and technologies, our customers will be able to access their data at high speeds over 5G, even when terrestrial connectivity is not available, marking another important step towards the region's adoption of 5G networks and bridging the digital divide." Oscar García, Senior Vice President, Business Marketing and Innovative Services at Etisalat, said: "The need for connectivity solutions is increasing, and goes far beyond traditional communications with customers wanting to reach the highest speeds on the Internet, and to meet their needs for the use of bandwidth-intensive applications, such as: GSM services, telecommunications technology, unified communications, OTT services, media streaming, and many other services, the testing and implementation of These satellites significantly enhance the ability of the mobile network to address the future evolution of legacy applications with the potential to rise 5G use cases across industry and business." Ghassan Murad, Head of Interconnection for the Middle East, Africa and Asia at Eutelsat, added: "Eutelsat is proud to partner with Etisalat to deploy <>G on the world's first programmed satellite network and enhance the ability of our fully routable beams to meet the urgent needs of using mobile and satellite NGNs."
The first moon
EUTELSAT QUANTUM, THE FIRST COMMERCIAL KU-BAND SATELLITE, HAS A FULLY FLEXIBLE PAYLOAD, WHICH CAN BE CONFIGURED REMOTELY BY SOFTWARE FROM THE USER'S HEADQUARTERS, AS A ROUTABLE AND PROGRAMMED PACKAGE, WHICH CAN BE CONTROLLED IN REAL TIME FOR COMMANDS, TO OFFER MAXIMUM PRODUCTIVITY AND OPTIMIZE ITS VARIOUS OPERATING SCENARIOS. Etisalat Group launched its new brand in February 2022, which aims through its strategy to accelerate growth through a flexible business model, represented by the Group's core business segments.