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MTN South Africa boasts of investment in 5G future

Saturday 20 October 2018 | 17:25 CET | News
MTN South Africa says that it is investing in 5G at similar levels to the ZAR 40 billion it has spent on its networks over the past five years, reports BusinessTech. CTIO Giovanni Chiarelli told the 2018 MyBroadband Conference that MTN conducted the first 5G technology and applications trial in Africa in January in conjunction with Ericsson at its head office in Johannesburg. MTN achieved a throughput of over 20 Gbps with less than 5ms latency in the 5G trial, which Chiarelli said is the highest achieved on a mobile network in Africa. 

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