Ericsson announced its partnership with Ooredoo Qatar to provide network optimization and event management and 5G connectivity in eight stadiums across six cities, as well as in dedicated fan zones and airports — when Qatar hosts a major global football tournament from November to December 2022.
Ericsson will be managing 5G radio access network (RAN) operation performance across the network through Ericsson Managed Services solutions.
Football fans will be able to enjoy the connectivity experience benefits even sooner as Ooredoo Qatar and Ericsson are also teaming up on event network management for a regional tournament in Qatar from 30 November to 18 December 2021.
Ericsson and Ooredoo Qatar’s 5G-focused nationwide network modernization is enabling Ooredoo Qatar to swiftly deploy new technology towards the goal of nationwide 5G coverage.
The strengthened Ericsson-powered RAN network will enable Ooredoo Qatar to offer and facilitate fan use cases based on enhanced mobile broadband, with very high network speeds, low latency and large data capacity. Fans will be able to enjoy high-definition real-time interactivity and streaming experiences.