du launches first 5G router supporting 50GB data SIM
ZTE 5G router allows customers access 5G within all 5G-enabled areas of the UAE
Du has launched UAE’s first 5G-ready WiFi router.
The ZTE 5G router will allow customers to enjoy 5G access within all 5G-enabled areas of the UAE. du’s 5G locations are set to grow throughout 2019 as its 5G rollout brings the next generation of connectivity to more parts of the country.
“Consumers are increasingly aware of the boundless benefits and huge potential of 5G. This is opening up new doors for them by unlocking a plethora of opportunities to empower their connected lifestyle needs,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO, Telco, EITC.
“Individuals, businesses, and government entities are looking to 5G to facilitate digital transformation. As our stable of 5G-ready devices continues to grow, combined with the Data SIM packages also available, we look forward to shaping consumers’ connected futures, both on the go and at home.”
Wireless 5G WiFi connectivity enables less congestion, reduced video buffering, uninterrupted HD video streaming, and more reliable connectivity for end users.
The wireless 5G terminal device from ZTE is available to customers with zero upfront, starting from AED 210 per month.
Customers can also install a 5G SIM card or 50GB Data SIM in the router for an additional AED 279 per month. This unlocks 5G WiFi speeds for users connected to the router, regardless of the network speed their device is currently operating on.
In June, du introduced the UAE’s first 5G-ready device – the ZTE Axon 10 Pro – to the market.