Deputizing for Prime Minister, Bisher Khasawneh, Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Ahmad Hanandeh on Monday attended the launching ceremony of Umniah 5G services in the Kingdom.
“Today, we are witnessing an achievement to be added to the company’s achievements, which is the launch of the 5G services commercially in Zarqa, Irbid and the capital, Amman,” Umniah’s Chief Executive Officer Faisal Qamhiyah said in the launching ceremony.
He added that this achievement is an embodiment of Umniah’s vision in providing innovative communication services and technologies.
Qamhiyah explained that Umniah has appointed Ericsson to lead the first phase of launching the 5G technology and preparing the relevant infrastructure, pointing out to the enormous advantages and capabilities provided by this technology, which will help increase the efficiency of services provided in many vital sectors.
For his part, Umniah’s Chairman, Abdullah Bukhowa, said that the commercial launch of 5G services in Jordan would not have been possible without a team that worked hard in a tight strategic plan, in addition to the role of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission in supporting progress and development, and to the strong partnership between Batelco Bahrain and Umniah.
He added that the launch of this service enhances Umniah’s role in the telecommunications sector, and contributes to supporting innovation and growth, as the 5G services will accelerate Jordan’s entry into the era of the fourth industrial revolution, and support the digital economic transformation process.
Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Bassam Al Sarhan, attended the ceremony.
Source: Jordan News Agency