Wednesday, 10 January 2018

MTN 5G Trial Reached 20Gbps Download Speed


MTN has gone ahead and carried out trial for 5G technology and its applications and the first to be done in Africa. It was conducted at the company's head office Johannesburg, South Africa in partnership with Ericsson.

MTN achieved a throughput of over 20Gbps with less than 5ms latency in the 5G trial, which is “the highest achieved on a mobile network in Africa”.MTN was given a temporary licence for 800MHz of spectrum in the 15GHz band to conduct its 5G trials.

According to Giovanni Chiarelli: “With 5G, remote healthcare through connected robots could offer world-class surgery in the most remote parts of the continent and the world. Self-driving cars could change the face of road safety, along with smart agriculture, smart mining, and smart cities. he said”

 4G/LTE will soon be old school,manufacturers are already working on smartphones compatible with 5G network Very soon.

via Techpaded


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