Syed Aminul Haque, the federal minister of information technology and telecommunications, announced on Wednesday that the nation’s biggest cities will get 5G technology first.
Syed Aminul Haque, a federal minister, and Mikhail Gerchuk, CEO of Etisalat International, met today.
Hatem Bamatraf, the CEO of PTCL & Ufone, Mohsin Mushtaq Chandna, the secretary of information technology, Abdulrahim Abdulla Abdulrahim Al Nooryani, the CEO of Etisalat Pakistan, and Naveed Khalid Butt, the group chief regulatory officer, were also present.
According to Aminul Haq, the government’s top priority is the nationwide coverage and expansion of 4G technology before moving on to bigger and better options. When the federal minister said that the adoption of 5G technology would determine the nation’s technological future, he cited the goal of creating a “Digital Pakistan” and went into detail about Pakistan’s history with digital connectivity.
According to the minister, no one wants Pakistan to lag behind in the race for technological supremacy, so companies and other interested parties should begin putting plans into place to promote inclusive, sustainable technological growth for Pakistan’s long-term potential and prosperity.
Aminul Haque also informed the group that any mobile company could receive all necessary support from the ministry. In order to highlight the significance of the sector’s long-term growth, the federal minister urged all telecom companies to contribute to bringing cutting-edge technologies to Pakistan.
The IT minister assured the group that top-level efforts were being made to make 5G more business-friendly in light of the aforementioned information. 5G experiments would start at specific locations in important cities before being deployed nationwide, he said.
The Etisalat delegation applauded the government’s initiatives to improve telecom services in Pakistan, which were led by Federal Minister Aminul Haque. Mikhail Gerchuk, the CEO of e& International, emphasized the significance of information technology and telecommunications to the overall economic development of the country and stated that the company is ready to make investments in a variety of related fields.