MTN has launched its first 5G network in South Africa, on the back of the government’s allocation of temporary spectrum, reports telecompaper. The network will provide connectivity in major cities including Johannesburg, Cape Town and Bloemfontein, where dynamic spectrum sharing technology has been used to allow 4G and 5G services to run at the same time, using existing spectrum assets. The deployment adds to the Vodacom 5G network, launched in three South African cities in May.
The new South African 5G network will provide connectivity in major cities including Johannesburg, Cape Town and Bloemfontein
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