This ranking is the very first of its kind in our region. For a city to be included, it must have a high level of FTTH/B coverage. If this aspect is covered, Smart Projects are evaluated according to a number of predetermined points.
AT&T is now offering 5G services to mobile customers in a total of 19 cities across the U.S. The company has expanded its mobile 5G offerings to parts of seven new cities: Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Orlando, Florida; and California cities Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose.
Swiss operator Sunrise has announced that its new 5G network went live on 4 April, with initial coverage of 150 towns, villages and cities. Coverage ranges from 80% to 98% depending on location, with Sunrise noting that it only has partial coverage of larger markets, such as Zurich.
The project will provide broadband coverage to some of the world's most hard to reach communities.
US web giant, Amazon, is exploring plans to launch over 3,000 satellites to boost broadband connectivity in remote locations across the world.
UAE-based telecoms giant Etisalat plans to invest AED4 billion ($1.09 billion) in digital transformation, mobile and fibre networks this year, according to a senior executive.