Maldives' Dhiraagu Launches Commercial 5G Service

Maldives' Dhiraagu Launches Commercial 5G Service Image Credit: Dhiraagu

Dhiraagu, the leading telecom and digital services provider in the Maldives has commercially launched its 5G service. 

Dhiraagu 5G service will initially be available in selected areas of three regions that has major populations - 1. Male’, Villimale’ Hulhumale’ and Velana International Airport; 2. Addu City, Hithadhoo; 3. Haa Dhaalu Atoll, Kulhudhuffushi

Customers in these locations who have 5G compatible devices will be able to enjoy the service with no additional data charges and without having the need to replace their current Dhiraagu SIM. 

At the moment there are only very few devices in the market that are compatible with 5G service. Dhiraagu is working with major mobile manufacturers to bring the latest 5G devices to the Maldivian market at the earliest possible. Currently 5G service is readily available for Huawei Mate 20X (5G) phones on Dhiraagu Network.

In reaching this technological milestone, Dhiraagu is the first company in South Asia to launch 5G service.

Ismail Rasheed, CEO and MD, Dhiraagu
Our 5G deployment has been made possible with our close collaboration with Huawei, the leading 5G vendor. 

Liang Yi, CEO of Huawei Sri Lanka & The Maldives
It is a great honour for Huawei to be selected as a major partner for Dhiraagu, to participate in this biggest evolution of telecommunication technology in the Maldives and in the region of South Asia. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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