5G spreading to more areas as MTN launches service at 100 sites

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MTN finally launched its 5G service on Tuesday after a few false starts. The service provider says it has more than 100 5G sites around the country, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.Photographer: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg
MTN finally launched its 5G service on Tuesday after a few false starts. The service provider says it has more than 100 5G sites around the country, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.Photographer: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

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MTN SA chief executive, Godfrey Motsa, said that the launch was the company stepping up its digital revolution with the next generation of telecommunication technology.

Motsa said that MTM was demonstrating to South Africans that 5G was not just an idea anymore. “It is here, it works and it has the capacity to bring about exponential improvements to our economy and to the lives of the people we serve,” he said.

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