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Ooredoo Qatar and Ericsson bring football fans to their feet with 5G services


Ooredoo Qatar and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) unveiled a new era of 5G opportunities demonstrating transformative, connected and digital 5G experiences for fans who attended the 2019 Amir Cup final match. The immersive sports demo highlighted future-ready network solutions and showcased the unlimited world of 5G possibilities which will play a vital role in Ooredoo’s roadmap to 5G to enhance the digital lives of people across Qatar – both in terms of 5G data speeds and the future of remote healthcare innovations.

Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Executive Officer at Ooredoo, says: “We are all very proud of this amazing achievement ahead of 2022. As always, we're completely committed to bringing our customers the latest technology with all our products and services and finding ways to improve their digital lives.”

Mohamad Dergham, Head of GCU Ooredoo at Ericsson, says: “We are committed to ensuring Ooredoo subscribers leverage the full value of 5G's benefits – both the Virtual Stadium and the Connected Ambulance have life-altering impact – changing the entire concept of healthcare and entertainment for the future.”

Ooredoo and Ericsson not only provided groundbreaking performances in Aljanob Stadium. Together, they successfully championed future 5G demonstrations through the Virtual Stadium at Mall of Qatar and a Connected Ambulance in the stadium itself.

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