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Zong becomes first mobile operator to conduct 5G trials


ISLAMABAD: China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak), the company behind ‘Zong 4G’ became Pakistan’s first and only mobile operator to successfully conduct 5G trials.

According to Industry Press release, Wang Hua, Chairman Zong said, “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.”

He added, “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.”

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. In this regard, PTA recently issued a public notice under the title “Test and Development of Fifth Generation (5G) Wireless Networks in Pakistan”.

Zong CMPAK has been on the forefront of mobile internet connectivity in Pakistan. It was the first to launch 4G in Pakistan, first to cross the prolific mark of 11,000+ 4G towers and the first to reach more than 13 million 4G customers mark.