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Etisalat and SK Telecom boost 5G speed and 4G coexistence

As the 5G trials, and data rates, mount up, the latest breakthroughs come from Etisalat in the United Arab Emirates, and SK Telecom in South Korea. Etisalat is claiming the fastest live trial of pre-standard 5G New Radio, reaching peak speeds of 71GBps at the region’s GITEX Technology Week. The test took place using 2 GHz of bandwidth in the E-band spectrum (70 GHz) as well as Massive MIMO. Saeed AlZarouni, SVP of mobile networks, said in a statement: “Etisalat’s investments in the future will play a key role in bringing growth and innovation in the country and also laying the foundation for smart city development. Our field test today is a significant step in validating the performance of 5G…

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