U Mobile Sdn Bhd recently announced that they have got into a partnership with ZTE Corporation to implement 5G mobile network technologies here in Malaysia.
This makes U Mobile the first telco company here to enter the phase of 5G network development. Based on the partnership agreement, U Mobile will first roll out pre-5G connectivity to lead the Malaysian market on the adoption of 5G technologies.
For those of you who don’t know, pre-5G is basically an intermediate level between 4G and 5G and it has the potential to offer speeds up to 10 times faster compared to 4G LTE network.
According to U Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Too Tian Jen, the collaboration with ZTE Corporation will also support the government’s vision of being a Smart Digital Nation by the year 2020.