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Ericsson wins 5G network contract in South Africa

November 14, 2019


Ericsson has been selected by South African operator MTN as a 5G network modernization vendor, the former said in a statement.

Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will supply 5G products and solutions from its Radio Access Network (RAN), transport and Core portfolios, with commercial rollout expected to start next year.

As part of its transformation strategy, MTN South Africa is upgrading its core network to support 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) architecture.

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