TRC in discussions with service providers before 5G launch

A general photo of 5G cell tower radio. (Photo: Maxpixel)
AMMAN — The head of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Bassam Al-Sarhan said that the commission will soon start operating the fifth generation mobile network (5G), and is currently in discussions with service providers to prepare the related strategy for this technology.اضافة اعلان

Sarhan added in a statement to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that the commission continues to draw out details, standards, and timing for the start and roll out of the service, indicating that it is preferable to wait until the negotiation stage has been completed as there are remaining unresolved technical issues.

Regional Director of Microsoft Business Applications Maher Al-Khaiyat said that experts in the communications and information technology sector believe that 5G technology would accelerate the fourth industrial revolution in relation to data and information services.

Khaiyat added that 5G technology would lead to significant improvement in coverage and speed of data upload and download.  He also said that artificial intelligence would provide unprecedented methods in remote monitoring and control, and will give users unique entertainment experiences in virtual reality in addition to other services that are powered by artificial intelligence.

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