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MTN Irancell carries out 5G network test

25 Sep 2017

Iran’s second largest mobile operator by subscribers, MTN Irancell, has conducted its first full network tests of 5G technology in conjunction with Ericsson. Trials of a complete end-to-end network consisting of 5G radio and core network equipment were carried out last week in Tehran, the telco has announced. It added that it will be cooperating with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) as the regulatory authorities define the standards for the introduction of 5G in Iran. Irancell claims to be the country’s largest mobile data provider, with 30 million active data subscribers, including some 8.7 million 4G LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) users.

Iran, Ericsson, MTN Irancell

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