MTN launches LTE trials

15 Jul 2011

MTN revealed yesterday that it has launched trials of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. 100 sites in the province of Guateng, including Johannesburg, have been identified for the trial. The cellco says it expects to make LTE commercially available accross South Africa within the next two to three years, pending regulator allocation of the required spectrum. Rival operator Vodacom launched similar trials in June 2010.

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