|Etisalat Launches LTE in the UAE|
Etisalat has announced the launch of its 4G LTE service in the UAE. The LTE-FDD mobile network will cover all major cities in the country in the first deployment phase, with Etisalat promising data download speeds of up to 100 Mbps for its customers.
More than 700 base stations have been renovated and equipped to provide 4G services in the country for the LTE network. Etisalat is planning up to 1,000 fully operational base stations by the end of 2011.