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Pakistan on short list of 5G-ready countries with Zong’s successful trial

Zong Tested 5G In Pakistan with Success

Now, anyone wishing to test 5G will be able to experience lightning-fast speeds of 5G. With the 5G enabled technology of the leaders of the digital revolution in Pakistan, businesses will be better equipped to work on IoT and integrate interoperable devices, manage fleets, and systems through cloud technology.


Pakistan has successfully tested 5G network in the country, and the service is expected to be available by early next year.

CMPak Limited, popularly known as Zong, is a Pakistani mobile data network operator owned by China Mobile. It conducted 5G tests in the presence of senior government officials and telecom executives in Islamabad on Thursday. 

Chairman PTA Amir Azeem Bajwa, IT Secretary Shoaib Ahmed Saddiqui, Chinese Embassy Economics & Commercial Counsellor Wang Zhihua, Wi-Tribe Chairman Hassan Bukhari and Zong Chairman & CEO Wang Hua. Pictured at the event held in Islamabad to conduct the 5G Trails.

“Zong has become the first operator in Pakistan to successfully conduct 5G trial and this is yet another milestone for the company” Wang Hua, chairman, and CEO of Zong said at the event.

In July, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority issued the advertisement for 5G wireless networks trials. The telecom regulator is expected to issue 5G licenses by year-end that will pave the way to launch 5th generation service of mobile cellular communications in the country, which has a subscriber base of more than 161 million as of June 2019.

According to industry sources, 5G service in Pakistan will be 100 times faster than the current levels while the network will be 10 times faster than existing broadband connections available in the country. 5G home routers speed has been recorded at 4 gigabytes per second, which means that it can download a 50gb file in just two minutes.

5G is expected to revolutionize key sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, and education in Pakistan.

It will have a significant impact on Pakistan’s economic transformation, social progress and create new avenues of entertainment.   

Sohaib Asghar

Founder, Web developer, and Cinematographer. Loves to Play with Cameras and Tech Products. Runs On CHAI.

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