Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 78 - Page 49

COUNTRY FOCUS : BAHRAIN

U for next generation ons in Bahrain

cusp of unlocking a wide range of opportunities in line with Bahrain ’ s digital economy goals . In addition to the strong coverage that 5G from Ericsson provides , this MoU aims to explore ways to implement 5G technologies and reap the advanced benefits for different industries in Bahrain , through providing examples of innovative use cases . By providing technical support to major industries in the Kingdom , we look forward to contributing to the further prosperity of these industries .”
Through this collaboration , the Bahrain-based telecommunications provider can strengthen its enhanced mobile broadband ( eMBB ) capabilities and meet the rapid growth in data traffic that comes with automation and emerging Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality ( AR / VR ) applications in the country . It
5G in Bahrain is at the cusp of unlocking a wide range of opportunities in line with Bahrain ’ s digital economy goals .
will also aid Batelco in offering immersive media and cloud gaming experiences . The MoU is also set to lay the foundation for 5G millimeter wave ( mmWave ) introduction which , through its higher bandwidth , higher data rates and extended range capabilities , offers great potential for fixed wireless access ( FWA ), gaming , and industry applications .
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