Zong, Jazz successfully conduct 5G tests

The test put Pakistan on the map of technologically advanced countries and cemented Zong’s position as the innovation leader of the Pakistan Telecommunication industry. The trials yielded unprecedented speeds of more than 1 GB/sec, the unique test cases showcased the true power and potential of high-speed internet.


Chairman and CEO Zong Wang Hua said, “Pakistan is destined to witness a global communication revolution and with Zong at the helm of this digital transformation, we can promise our customers a very exciting future. With a legacy of being the first operator to connect Pakistan through its state-of-the-art 4G services, Zong has impressed the world with its successful 5G testing. We are confident that we will be able to showcase more cutting-edge and innovative applications of 5G in the days to come.”

 Jazz also has successfully tested out the fifth generation of mobile technology. In its effort to lead the digitalization journey in Pakistan, the 5G trials of Jazz aimed to test the improvement in the performance of the network as a result of this technology. When launched, 5G will meet the evolving needs of tomorrow’s customers.

These trials were conducted at Jazz’s Digital Headquarters in Islamabad, where average download speeds of 1425 Mbps and upload speeds of 68 Mbps were achieved.

Jazz CEO Amir Ibrahim, talking about the successful 5G trials, said, “We are pleased with the initial 5G trials and are ready to fast track the technology across Pakistan, whenever the process gets initiated by the government.  These trials showcase our commitment towards a digital Pakistan, which is why we have been the frontrunners in deploying the latest mobile technology.”

“Successful conclusion of these 5G trials is a matter of pride for us as we have always strived to provide the latest technologies to the masses,” said Jazz CTO Khalid Shehzad. “Our network is spread throughout Pakistan and once the pre-requisites are set for the commercial launch of 5G in the country, Jazz will ensure no one is left behind in attaining the benefits this next-gen technology will offer.”


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