5G will give birth to new businesses, fuel innovations: country manager
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By 2020, LTE subscriptions are expected to reach 3.1bn, compared to 500m in 2014.
The two telecom firms announced the deal following a meeting attended by more than 70 regional representatives, including Etisalat Group’s chief technical officer, Hatam Bamatraf.
The future fifth-generation, or 5G, network will enable a full-length film to be downloaded on the Internet in one second, Cameron said at the official CeBIT inauguration in the northern city of Hanover, attended also by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Under the roadmap, a trial 5G service will be rolled out in 2017 and a fully commercial service in December 2020.