Pakistan becomes the first country in South East Asia to test 5G

5G is the newest wireless networking technology that phones, smart watches and cars will use in the coming years, but it won’t be available in every country at the same time.

Towards the digital innovation, a private Chinese telecom company has conducted a successful test of using 5G in Pakistan. This test will lead country to a new digital revolution. The 5G test has put Pakistan on the elite list of countries which have conducted the 5G trial successfully.According to Report, 5G will be soon launched in Pakistan with a speed of 100 times than the current available 4G. The network will be 10 times faster than existing broadband connections available in the country. 5G home router’s speed has been recorded as four gigabytes per second with means that it can download 50gb of file in just two minutes.

To the experts view,  the speed of the network will depend on the spectrum available to the operator. In July, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had requested applications for a license issuance.

In May, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had announced that the work on 5G technology in Pakistan was underway and it would be available soon in the country.

He had asserted the modern technology had changed the shape and structure of everything around us and this new 5G technology had brought wonderful ways to help humanity.He had added that with 5G technologies a movie taking 40 minutes to download will be downloaded in 3.5 seconds.

Report from Ericsson, forecast that by 2024, 5G subscriptions will reach 1.9 billion, and that coverage could blanket up to 65 percent of the world’s population.