Mtn Nigeria has decided to launch it’s first generation technology which is 5G network and it has already been test-run, yeah this is the first 5G network in Africa at MTN’s head office in Johannesburg.
The 5G technology tested at MTN head office showed an amazing data speed which gives above 20Gbps with less than 5ms latency in the 5G test, which is the “highest achieved on a mobile network within Africa.
The current 5G network speed shows that it’s 100 times faster than 4G network that was recently launched few years, although the 5G network is still in trial mode. And it was managed in partnership with Ericsson, also they are parts of the companies” organized the 5G Affirmation.
MTN has received a temporary license for 800MHz of spectrum in the 15GHz to conduct it’s trials.
MTN CTIO, Giovanni, and Chiarelli, announced that 5G offers a new world potential for Africa.
“With 5G, remote healthcare through connected robots could offer world-class surgery in the most remote parts of the continent and the world. Self-driving cars could change the face of road safety, along with smart agriculture, smart mining, and smart cities,” he said.