Tuesday, July 16

MTN Ghana Expects to Launch 5G in the Country Next Year

Selorm Adavehoh, CEO of MTN Ghana, has expressed his expectations that the operator will be able to launch 5G services in the country as early as next year.

This comes from recent comments that Adavehoh made at the MTN@25 Business Executive Breakfast held at the Pan-African telecommunications company’s headquarters in Ghana, reported by Techgh2.

“Innovation has been a key pillar of our growth,” Adavehoh said, quoted by Developing Telecoms.

“We are always trying to make sure we can be the first to launch the next technology, but not only to be the first but to actually bring that technology to the market and create value out of that technology. So 2G, 3G, 4G, and now 5G hopefully next year.”

MTN Redoubles Infratructure Plans

In order to achieve this goal, Adavehoh said that MTN Ghana is planning a $200-million overhaul of its network infrastructure in 2021. The investment will be substantially more than the initially planned $150-million as demand has risen due to the pandemic. Continue reading