The fifth commercial site of the fifth generation of mobile phones (5G) of Iran and Irancell, was officially launched on Sunday, March 24, 2017, during a ceremony in Shiraz with the presence of the CEO of this operator and the head of the regulatory organization and several officials of Fars province.
According to Irancell Public Relations, in this ceremony, which was held in the open area of Shiraz Municipality building, the commercial site of the fifth generation of Irancell mobile phones in Shiraz, which is the first city after Tehran in the continuation of this technology throughout Iran, was officially put into operation. And it was announced that Kish and Mashhad are the next two destinations of Irancell 5G.
In this ceremony, live speed test and live download test were performed comparatively and simultaneously, on Irancell 5G and 4G networks, in the presence of the media and guests. The test resulted in a download speed of 3.192 Gbps for the 5G network and 35.4 Mbps for the 4G network.
Also, in comparison to the live download of a 250 MB file, a result of 3 seconds was recorded for 5G network and 180 seconds for 4G network, which indicated a 60-fold ratio of 5G speed in this download test. This file was downloaded from the internal public server, which currently has limited download bandwidth for general users, so it took three seconds to do so. In the future, with the development of the 5G network, the bandwidth commensurate with this technology will be provided to the users of the 5G network by the providers of this type of service, and the download time will be much shorter.
Irancell CEO: We are ready to launch 5G on Irancell SIM cards throughout Iran
At the ceremony, the CEO of Irancell, stating that a new era of mobile technology has begun in the city of Shiraz, said: “We all know that today, an important part of the development infrastructure is related to the development of communication infrastructure and if it is in different areas “We are witnessing development and progress. It can be said that its driving force is the development and progress of the field of communications and the IT and ICT industry.”
He stressed that the experience of the recent year in the coronation situation showed how vital, fundamental and responsive to the daily needs of the people is the development of the country’s communication infrastructure, which took place with the efforts of operators and the Ministry of Communications. “Some may see it as a luxury item, but it will not be long before a large part of the country’s current services and daily needs are provided on a fifth-generation basis.”
The CEO of Irancell mentioned the important features of the fifth generation mobile phones as higher speed and stability, less latency and wider communication volume, and referring to the increasing development of various communication services in the world, considered 5G development as one of the future necessities of the country’s development.
Abbasi-Arend, referring to the activities of other operators in the field of 5G development, welcomed the fact that they also started this movement and attributed this 5G development in the country to the support of the Minister of Communications and Regulators and members of Irancell’s board of directors. The CEO of Irancell also announced that the next 5G commercial sites of Irancell will be launched in Kish and Mashhad in March 2017.
Head of Regulatory: Launching Irancell 5G site is the beginning of a new way and transformation
In another part of the ceremony, the Deputy Minister and the Head of the Radio Regulatory Authority (Regulatory) spoke. Hossein 5G It must happen in all areas to reach the smart city, digital economy, digital transformation and so on.
Referring to the 2.5 times increase in the capacity of people to use communication networks in the year 1999, Joshaghani said that technology has come to the aid of this volume of applications. He thanked Irancell and stated that Irancell has always been a pioneer in the field of technology.
History of 5G in Irancell
On August 1, 2016, Irancell launched the first commercial site of the fifth generation of mobile phones in Iran in cooperation with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, at the ICT Research Institute. The site was launched online by the President on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting.
A few days later, on the 7th of August, the second 5G site was unveiled in the presence of Irancell CEO in the presence of Irancell CEO.
The third site of the fifth generation of Iran and Irancell was put into operation on November 12 at Tarbiat Modares University in an outdoor space.
The fourth 5G site of Iran and Irancell, in Tehran Water and Fire Park (Nature Bridge), was inaugurated online by him in the presence of the Minister of Communications and Information Technology at Irancell booth at the IoT exhibition and made available to the public. it placed.
The fifth 5G commercial site of Iran and Irancell, which was put into operation today in Shiraz, is also available for public use, such as the water and fire site. Users whose mobile phones support the technology of the fifth generation of mobile phones can experience the fastest generation of internet in the world by connecting to this site, and users whose smartphones do not support 5G network can also use Irancell 5G Hotspot modem in This site, connect to the fifth generation mobile network via Wi-Fi.
You can see Irancell 5G speed test by Digito in this link.