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Ericsson, Oman Telecom Authority and Omantel showcase future innovations powered by 5G

Ericsson, Oman Telecom Authority and Omantel showcase future innovations powered by 5G

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Ericsson, in association with the Oman Telecom Authority and Omantel, has hosted an event in Muscat highlighting how 5G connectivity is making the future a reality.

Visitors experienced a range of 5G use cases from Smart Cities to Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. The demos displayed how 5G-capabilities such as low latency and high data rates, combined with Augmented Reality can enable new and innovative real-time applications and services.

Use cases included a 5G football demo highlighting how 5G will transform gaming. In addition, the ‘City Model’ demo presents flexible and cost-effective solutions for businesses, charting the potential of using today’s infrastructure to build tomorrow’s 5G networks.

Other demos included the Augmented Reality Carousel, which outlines how the Digital Transformation of different industries will be powered by 5G and IoT using Augmented Reality.

Engineer Mohammed Al Kindi, Vice President of Oman Telecom Regulatory Authority, said: “5G use-cases are moving from the realms of the imagination to the realms of reality. We are certain that innovative companies of the future are going to be built on 5G technology.

“The event is in alignment with TRA commitment of creating the right regulatory environment that is aimed to foster technology innovation.”

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