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Robi conducts 5G trial in Dhaka, Rangpur

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Published: 20:04, 28 September 2022   Update: 20:04, 28 September 2022
Robi conducts 5G trial in Dhaka, Rangpur

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Robi has successfully conducted the trial run of use case specific 5G technology on Wednesday at the mobile operator’s corporate office in Dhaka and in the customer walk-in-centre in Rangpur.

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd was the technology partner of the trial, said a press release.

Robi demonstrated experiences with virtual reality video, cloud gaming with smartphones, interaction in an augmented reality environment, 360 panoramic live, and naked-eye 3D powered by 5G technology at more than one Gbps speed.

Robi’s Acting Chief Executive Officer and CFO, M Riyaaz Rasheed, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Perihane Elhamy Ahmed Metaweh, along with the members of Robi Management Council, and other high officials were present at the 5G trial run.

Huawei Asia Pacific Region’s Carrier Network Business Group President Abel Deng, Huawei Bangladesh Office CEO Peter Pan, and Huawei Asia Pacific Regional Vice President of Marketing & Sales Jason Tao were also present on the occasion.

Robi’s CTO, Perihane Elhamy Ahmed Metaweh said, “5G will start a Technology revolution. There will be new opportunities that we’ve never seen before. It will unleash the huge potential of the ICT sector, industries and customers will enjoy high-quality digital content and immersive experience.”

Commenting on the occasion, Robi’s Acting Chief Executive Officer and CFO, M. Riyaaz Rasheed said “We are very happy to conduct several exciting use-case specific 5G trials today in Dhaka and Rangpur. 5G comes as a natural stepping-stone for Robi towards facilitating innovative digital experiences in the lives of our customers.”

Robi was the first operator to have successfully completed the trial run of 5G technology in partnership with Posts & Telecommunications Division, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, and Huawei way back on July 25, 2018.