etisalat by e& led a panel discussion at the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23) in Dubai, exploring the topic “Navigating the future: sustainable networks in the era of advanced 5G”.
WRC-23 is currently underway at the Dubai World Trade Center since From November 20 to December 15, organized by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority. It brings together national government authorities, telecommunications regulatory agencies and other stakeholders for critical discussions on policy and technical regulations on a global scale.
etisalat by e&The roundtable provided a platform for experts to explore the evolution of 5G in the UAE, spanning non-standalone (NSA) 5G, standalone (SA) 5G and the transformative journey towards 5G-Advanced network capabilities. Participants engaged in in-depth discussions, sharing perspectives on industry advancements and the role of 5G in shaping the future of connectivity.
A highlight of the roundtable was the focus on sustainability initiatives, aligning with etisalat by e&The UAE’s commitment to net neutrality goals. The discussions showed how etisalat by e is actively contributing to the country’s sustainability goals and provided a preview of the initiatives that will be presented at the upcoming 28th UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai.
Khalid Murshed, CTIO of etisalat by e&, saying,
“etisalat by e is proud to lead conversations about sustainable networks and their crucial role in shaping our digital future. The roundtable provided an opportunity for a collaborative dialogue on the evolution of 5G and our collective commitment to sustainability, highlighting etisalat by e’s commitment to innovation, sustainability and the continued evolution of telecommunications in the UAE and beyond.” .
As part of my&The environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitment to creating a greener tomorrow. my& will introduce recycling ‘Green SIM cards’ before COP28 for your UAE customers. Made from recycled consumer electronics, the new cards are more environmentally sustainable than traditional cards and have a lower carbon footprint.
In a major technological advance announced in GITEX Global 2023, etisalat by e& established a global milestone in 5G downlink speed of over 13 Gbps, continues to drive performance with this major advancement in 5G network and maintains the UAE’s position as the world’s fastest mobile nation.
etisalat by e& has further elevated connectivity in the UAE by making the commercial 5G SA network available to all mobile users. For the first time, mobile users will be able to use a full standalone 5G network that will provide access to higher uplink speeds, longer device battery life, and faster network connectivity. This follows the successful launch of the 5G SA service for fixed wireless (FWA) users in early 2023, giving consumers access to a reliable independent national network that enables seamless voice and data services across the country.
News source: Emirates News Agency