Zong becomes the first mobile operator to successfully conduct 5G trials in Pakistan
China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak), branded as Zong 4G a pioneer of mobile internet connectivity in Pakistan, has achieved another milestone by successfully conducting 5G trials in the country. This achievement has made the Chinese telecom company the first and only local mobile operator to do so.
An industry press release by the company stated that Zong has just brought future closer and opened an array of infinite possibilities for the local valued customers. The successful 5G trials are proof that Zong is committed to providing its customers access to the most cutting-edge and technologically advanced solutions available globally.
On this occasion, Wang Hua, Chairman, and CEO, Zong 4G stated;
“We are excited to announce that, today, Zong CMPAK has successfully conducted trials on its 5G network and has become the first and only network to do so. We are committed in our resolve to provide our customers with state-of-the-art communication and digital experience. Through our successful 5G trials, we just gave a glimpse of how the future of mobile connectivity will unfold and Pakistan will soon start to experience.”
It is worth mentioning here that since last month Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has been urging licensed operators, academia, R&D organization and all relevant modules for trials of 5G networks all over Pakistan. The top-telecom regulator of the country has recently issued a public notice under the title “Test and Development of Fifth Generation (5G) Wireless Networks in Pakistan”.
PTA had also unveiled framework for testing and development of 5G networks in a previously in a two-day training workshop with the collaboration of PTA and GSM Association (GSMA) in Islamabad. During the session, licensed mobile operators were briefed about the opportunities and challenges in the deployment of 5G networks.
Meanwhile, Zong CMPAK has been at the forefront in technological innovation within the country and has unveiled the glimpse of the future readiness to deliver on its promise of best-in-class services to meet the communication needs of the millions of Pakistanis.
Delivering the many firsts of the telecom industry in Pakistan; for instance, being the first to launch 4G in Pakistan, first to cross the prolific mark of 11,000+ 4G towers and the first to reach the more 13 million 4G customers mark, Zong has now become the first operator to conduct successful 5G trial to play a leading role in transforming the digital landscape of Pakistan.