ZTE, in partnership with MTN South Africa, has showcased 5G use cases on the existing live MTN network at AfricaCom 2019.
MTN South Africa and ZTE showcased 5G network with an actual rate of more than 1.678 Gbps.
5G network will support applications such as multi-gigabit mobile connection, AR/VR, HD voice, ultra-HD live broadcast, 3D video, emergency service, and automatic driving.
The 5G demonstration featured the on-site 5G holographic real-time communication, bionic robot, AR/VR and other application cases, showcasing the capabilities of the 5G network as well as the commitment of ZTE and MTN to exploring 5G development in Africa.
ZTE also presented its 5G solutions, such as 5G NR&Common Core, 5G Flexhaul, and Big Video, as well as its 5G terminal devices, such as Axon 10 Pro 5G smartphone, 5G indoor and outdoor routers.
“ZTE has always been a global 5G market leader and core supplier with end-to-end solutions, with our focus on technological innovation.” said Xiao Ming, senior vice president at ZTE.
MTN Group, which is operating in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East, has 230 million.
ZTE has been a partner of MTN since 2009, involving the fields of wireless, core network, transmission, energy infrastructure, terminals, and O&M services. ZTE has collaborated with the 11 branches of MTN in different projects.
To date, ZTE has obtained 35 commercial 5G contracts in major markets, such as Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (MEA).