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CommsMEA: Telecom Egypt and Ericsson showcase 5G immersive sports in Egypt

Telecom Egypt and Ericsson are giving sports enthusiasts a front-row seat for a sporting experience at Alexandria stadium.
17.07.19 | Interesting article at CommsMEA

The companies showcased demos based on concepts like Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) – as well as AI Object and facial recognition.

Eng. Adel Hamed, managing director and CEO of Telecom Egypt, said: “Consumers are always seeking new ways to experience their favorite sports content. Through the evolution of technology, we have the potential to push boundaries and take the consumer to the heart of the game itself. Alexandria stadium is a great venue to demonstrate how far we have come technologically, and why it will matter to fans.”

Telecom Egypt and Ericsson are live with a full-stack telco cloud infrastructure with the successful deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) proof of concept, focusing on transforming the wireless network and providing a 5G-ready core.