Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 34 - Page 55

COUNTRY FOCUS: QATAR application could be used to navigate to spectator seats, parking spaces, or food and merchandise sections. “Ooredoo’s 5G network is an important technological breakthrough for the telecommunications industry worldwide and we want to lead the way in roll-out and use-cases of this state-of-the-art technology. Stay tuned for more 5G news in the near future,” said Al Sayed. Ooredoo’s 5G Supernet deployment will cover an area from The Pearl Qatar to Hamad International Airport, along with Lagoona, Katara Cultural Village, West Bay, the Corniche and Souq Waqif. Access to the Ooredoo 5G Supernet will require a 5G compatible device, which is set to be available from 2019 worldwide. n INTELLIGENTCIO 55