In a great leap forward, Pakistan has made its debut 5G video call. In an event hosted by Zong, Pakistan’s Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Aminul Haq made an official video call to the Chinese delegation in Beijing.
In the video call, the IT minister reiterated his commitment to bring 5G in the country. He also expressed his gratitude for Chinese assistance in the aforementioned mission.
“Particularly at the time of crisis, Chinese stand shoulder by shoulder with Pakistan,” said the IT minister.
The news was shared on the official Twitter account of the ministry.
There is a considerable amount of anticipation among the public in Pakistan regarding the launch of 5G. Pakistan has a large community of internet user base in Asia. According to business data platform Statista, the cellular mobile data usage in Pakistan was 2,545 petabytes in the year 2018/19, and it was 574 petabytes way back in the year 2016/17.
The 5G project has been marred by several factors like the economic downturn and the country’s security situation, to name a few. The experimental video call made by the minister bring fresh breath among the masses and raise the bar of expectations.