Ericsson, MTN South Africa to trial 5G in 1Q18

13 Nov 2017

Ericsson and MTN have announced plans to commence a 5G trial in South Africa in the first quarter of 2018, following the inking of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the rollout of 5G technologies in the country. MTN will trial a range of 5G use cases and applications in its Test Bed (laboratory) proof of concept in SA, leading to commercial deployment in the future. The pair will identify 5G use cases and applications for the digital transformation of industry verticals such as mining, transportation, agriculture, manufacturing and utilities.

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