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Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) in association with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and Omantel hosted an event highlighting how 5G connectivity is making the future a reality at the TRA building on Wednesday. The show will conclude on Thursday.
At the event, visitors experienced a range of 5G use cases from smart cities to virtual, augmented and mixed reality. The demos displayed how 5G-capabilities such as low latency and high data rates, combined with Augmented Reality (AR), can enable new and innovative real-time applications and services.
Use cases also included 5G Football demo highlighting how 5G will transform gaming. Other exciting demos included the Augmented Reality Carousel, which outlines how the digital transformation of different industries will be powered by 5G and IoT.
Eng Mohammed al Kindi, vice president of TRA said, 'We are certain that innovative companies of the future are going to be built on 5G technology. Today's event is in alignment with TRA commitment of creating the right regulatory environment that is aimed to foster technology innovation.'
Said Abdullah al Ajmi, vice president of Operations at Omantel said, 'This is an important milestone in our journey following several successful tests of the technology and a massive upgrade of our infrastructure and transmission network to accommodate the 5G technology requirements in Oman.'
Wojciech Bajda, head of Gulf Countries Council at Ericsson said, '5G network is the platform for all future innovation. We are excited to be part of this journey paving the way for 5G in Oman.'