YANGON (IndoTelko) - On Wednesday Ooredoo Myanmar and ZTE hosted an exciting event at Myanmar Plaza Yangon that showcased multiple real-life 5G experiences for the first time in the nation. The event was hosted in partnership with network and technology leader ZTE, a leading technology enabler in Myanmar.
The demonstration showcased a range of 5G use-cases, including 5G speed, immersive Virtual Reality (VR) experience, as well as an innovative drone-based monitoring system, generating global interest and setting a new benchmark in Myanmar telecommunications.
5G is set to revolutionize mobile and fixed connectivity with super-fast internet speeds, real time throughput and low latency. Leveraging on the 3.5 GHz and 2.6 GHz spectrum, Ooredoo Myanmar will deploy its 5G network infrastructure, which will power the connectivity solutions of the future by ZTE Technology.
The live speed test at the event reached up to 1.75 Gbps on Ooredoo Myanmar’s 5G network. This super-fast speed will be useful for multi-gigabit mobile connectivity, new user experiences on Augmented Reality (AR) and VR), High Definition Voice, Ultra High Definition Live Broadcast, 3D Videos, Emergency Services, Automatic Vehicles, Critical Infrastructure Monitoring, and more.
The demonstration on the future of VR on Ooredoo Myanmar’s 5G network allowed viewers to experience ultra-realistic views of every single camera angle movement seamlessly, without buffering. On a 5G network, virtual reality will bring a completely new way of looking at the world, and can be used across sectors including retail, education, tourism, gaming and security amongst others.
Around Inya Lake, Ooredoo Myanmar demonstrated the flying drone-based monitoring system, which was a highlight of the event. This drone is automatic and runs on Ooredoo’s 5G network, delivering simultaneous images and video recording while it flies. This intelligent autonomous drone is fitted with HD cameras and streaming capabilities, allowing it to support automatic delivery and remote inspection. It can also facilitate environmental measurements such as pollution, temperature and many more features which can benefit governments, businesses and communities.
Rajeev Sethi, CEO of Ooredoo Myanmar said, “This demonstration highlights the huge strides Ooredoo Myanmar is making in supporting Myanmar’s digital transformation. Our real-life 5G experiences showcases the way that new technology can transform people’s digital lives and brings with it the possibility of innovative digital products and services, powered by Ooredoo Myanmar’s world-class technologies. Ooredoo Myanmar’s progress towards 5G demonstrates our readiness to start a new wave of digital transformation across the society, industry and day-to-day lives in Myanmar. We are excited to provide our customers with new experiences and an exciting view into the future of Myanmar with 5G, in partnership with ZTE Corporation.”
Mei Zhonghua, SVP of ZTE Corporation said, “ZTE focus on leading 5G innovations, which will definitely empower Myanmar people in the future. In the development of the digital economy, this new-generation network infrastructure, will play an important role. 5G applications are accelerating the modernization of our entire society, promoting the penetration of information and communication technologies into all of the industries, and transforming our future in to digital era. ZTE is willing to work and cooperate with Ooredoo Myanmar to innovate together for a 5G world of intelligence and digitalization in Myanmar. ”
5G network will bring advantages over the previous generations of cellular technology and will enable business and consumer customers to explore new opportunities that were simply not possible before 5G. 5G will revolutionize many aspects of our lives in the very near future, and Ooredoo is proud to be at the forefront of the 5G revolution.(es)