Jebel Ali free zone (Jafza) and the UAE’s premier telecom provider Etisalat offered a glimpse of how 5g technology can revolutionise the way operating in Jafza will do business in the future.
The next-generation technology was demonstrated onboard an Etisalat-Ericsson co-branded bus for DP World officials, business leaders and employees. The guests experienced the Internet Speed Test Display, 5G Connected Display, 3D Hologram Communication and Remote Vehicle Control, in addition to industry-specific demonstrations.
Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region and CEO of Jafza, said: “The transition to 5G is the way forward for Jafza and all our business units.
We pride ourselves in embracing frontier technologies to further enable smart-trade capabilities across our business portfolio. Disruptive technologies and changing behaviours are altering the way goods are manufactured, transported, bought and sold. Etisalat has demonstrated promising capabilities through this 5G bus tour and has showcased to the business community in Jafza which is home to over 7,500 companies from 140 countries, how 5G will revolutionise the way we do business.”
The bus tour is the beginning of a planned engagement between Jafza and Etisalat to explore, identify and develop bespoke applications to transform business activities in the free zone.