du to roll out 5G network at Global Village

5G boosts 4K and 8K video streaming, wireless gaming, AR and VR

Global Village will be the first entertainment destination in the world to offer 5G connectivity to its guests.
Global Village will be the first entertainment destination in the world to offer 5G connectivity to its guests.

Du has been selected by Global Village to roll out 5G across the cultural, shopping, and entertainment destination.

Visitors can connect through 5G to enable ultra-high download speeds and low latency.

Saleem AlBlooshi, chief technology officer, EITC, said. “By introducing 5G capabilities to Global Village, the latest edition of this event will empower guests to achieve new possibilities and create endless memories as advanced connectivity transforms the Global Village experience dividend. We are proud to build on our strategic relationship with Global Village and to be bringing high speeds, low latency, and new use cases to the people of the UAE.”

5G is expected to have a large social and economic impact on the country and introduce new opportunities for 4K and 8K video streaming, gaming, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) experiences. du’s network will also support a higher number of connections, enabling internet of things (IoT) and other nascent technologies to be deployed at scale as the UAE’s smart city visions become a reality.

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