Ooredoo will showcase its 5G services at Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC 2019) in Barcelona on 25-28 February.
5G technology can enable innovative services including child location monitoring and intelligent connected apps to assist visitors at mega events such as the upcoming football tournament in Qatar in 2022.
Ooredoo launched the world’s first commercial 5G network in Qatar, and trialled the first international 5G call in the Arab World.
Ooredoo has more than 100 live 5G sites in Qatar, has done 5G tests and trials in Indonesia and Kuwait, and has set up a 5G Technology Centre Myanmar, Ooredoo Group CEO Saud Bin Nasser Al-Thani said.
Ooredoo will also demonstrate Smart Fan Experience services designed to give visitors to Qatar’s upcoming soccer tournament. A dedicated Smart Fan Experience zone at Ooredoo’s pavilion will offer a preview of these services, which will help visitors navigate Qatar, make bookings and pay for goods and services with location-based, interactive and personalised apps on their smartphone.
Ooredoo will also demonstrate security technology at the pavilion, including drone-based HD monitoring systems and Artificial Intelligence-based analytical tools, which will be used to deliver maximum safety and security for football fans in 2022.
Ooredoo will use interactive touch screens to provide visitors to its booth with insights into the work it has undertaken including building the world’s first 5G network. Visitors can experience innovative use cases demos including virtual reality football, connected yachts, child monitoring.