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Robi conducts 5G trial in Dhaka, Rangpur

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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Robi has conducted the trial run of use case specific 5G technology on Wednesday at Robi Corporate Office in the capital. It also conducted trial in Rangpur.

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited was the technology partner of the 5G trial, said a press release.

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

RCO WIC and the Rangpur WIC will soon be open for the customers to experience 5G use cases.

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, Marketing and Sales, Jason Tao were also present 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 trial 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 and Telecommunications Division, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission and Huawei way back in 25th July in 2018.