UAE's Etisalat reveals first device to access 5G network

UAE telecoms giant says its subscribers can now enjoy 5G access on the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first available 5G device
Etisalat said customers can buy the ZTE Axon 10 Pro from Marina mall in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Mall.

UAE telecoms giant Etisalat on Thursday said its subscribers can now enjoy 5G access on the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first available 5G device.

Etisalat customers can now take advantage of the "blazing speed" of the 5G network up to 1Gbps and lower latency around 1 millisecond.

Etisalat said in a statement that this launch is the first in line of 5G devices from leading global smart phone brands expected to be unveiled this year.

The breakthrough achievement in 5G will enable subscribers to unleash highly connected technologies blending physical and digital realms from AR and VR to IoT, AI, autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, wearable technology and more.

At around 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, 5G service will allow users to stream live 4K resolution video anywhere at any time, with virtually no lag.

Etisalat said customers can buy the ZTE Axon 10 Pro from Marina mall in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Mall and can opt to buy with flexible Smart Pay plans on a 12, 18 or 24-month contract starting from AED241.

5G network will be available for all Etisalat postpaid, prepaid, consumer and business customers using a 5G devices.

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