MTN seeks permission to trial 5G in Cameroon

31 Aug 2021

MTN Cameroon, the local mobile unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has applied for permission to deploy and operate a trial 5G network, reports Business in Cameroon. The operator has submitted a request to the Telecommunications Regulatory Board (Agence de Regulation des Telecommunications, ART) for a relevant licence to test 5G services in the country. MTN said the move is aimed at ‘giving Cameroonians access to more modern uses of information and communication technologies’.