MTN Launches First 5G Technology Trial In Africa As a Whole


MTN in a statement made mentioned that it has achieved the highest download speed on a mobile network which is 20 gigabits per second in its first trial of fifth-generation technology (5G).

He likewise expressed that it couldn’t send 5G financially until the point that it approached extra frequency spectrum.

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, which controls range, has not yet apportioned range for 4G foundation. Whereby, answered to drive arrange administrators to reallocate 2G and 3G range.

MTN South Africa chief technology and innovation officer Giovanni Chiarelli, said;

There is no doubt that 5G will offer the consumer higher speeds and lower latency‚ but to achieve this we need the capacity that comes with additional spectrum.”

MTN could look forward deploying the first 5G network in the future because it has 4G license in Nigeria.


In Addition, MTN has worked together with Network Equipment Provider, Ericsson on its initial 5G trial and he discovered that the innovation is no less than 100 times speedier than 4G in speed.


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