MTN on Monday showcased downlink speeds of 20Gbps with less than 5ms latency in a 5G trial that was conducted in partnership with Ericsson.
MTN has tested a range of 5G use cases and applications in its Test Lab proof of concept at its head office in Johannesburg.
Recently, the two companies signed a MOU to collaborate on 5G and to work together to identify 5G use cases and applications for the digital transformation of industry verticals such as mining, transportation, agriculture, manufacturing and utilities.
Ericsson provides end-to-end 5G capabilities in support of MTN South Africa’s growth, 5G and enterprise monetization ambitions.
MTN and Ericsson will collaborate to demonstrate the true potential of 5G in South Africa.