Ericsson and MTN Nigeria announced today the launch of 5G services in Nigeria, according to agency press statement.
It added that the first phase of the launch covers certain parts of Lagos and Nigeria where Ericsson’s 5G technology for the development and digitalization of key sectors such as education, healthcare and manufacturing.
It will also empower consumers and enterprises with innovative 5G applications that will unlock the true potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Smart cities and Immersive Communication over Augmented (AR) and Virtual reality (VR) for millions of new consumers in the country.
Mohammed Rufai, Chief Technical Officer, MTN Nigeria says: “At MTN, we will continue to pursue the rollout of 5G technology to revolutionize internet access across the continent.”
Hossam Kandeel, Vice President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa, says: “5G is not just about speed. 5G helps people do more with their devices, unlocking a whole new world of possibilities for society.