Telecom Egypt, Ericsson showcase 5G immersive football DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 10 July 2019 Football fans in Egypt have been given demonstrations based on augmented, virtual and mixed reality on a 5G network for an immersive experience orchestrated by Telecom Egypt and Ericsson.The two companies, who have been working together on 5G development since February 2019, demonstrated the future technology to fans at the 20,000 capacity Alexandria stadium.Artificial intelligence (AI) Object and face recognition were also on show during the public trial, which aimed to highlight technologies that can enrich the sporting experience and bring people closer to the action.