5G Network Launched in 7 Cities of Nigeria by MTN launches a 5G pilot, with seven cities to follow
Lagos, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Kano, Owerri, Maiduguri, and Abuja are among the cities on the list.Customers can access and use the 5G network using compatible gadgets like routers and smartphones, the company said. It also said that pre-ordered sims are available through designated MTN walk-in stores as well as online via the MTN Nigeria website and eMarketplace.
Adia Sowho, chief marketing officer at MTN Nigeria, spoke about the pilot test and stated the business would increase the capacity and reach of its data network in addition to enabling significantly faster speeds and lower latency. “Every major technical advancement redefines what is possible, altering how we interact and live.
From GSM to 2G, 3G, and 4G, MTN Nigeria has been at the forefront of every advancement in telecommunications. The world could change completely with 5G. We will be able to communicate, create, work together, and compete in ways we’ve never even imagined, she said. “We applaud the honorable minister of communications and digital economy and the NCC’s unflinching support and leadership in implementing the national strategy on 5G networks for Nigeria’s digital economy, which has accelerated the rollout of 5G in the nation. Mafab has meanwhile postponed the launch of 5G until December 2022 due to delays in acquiring the numbering plan.