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MTN and Ericsson lead the way with first LTE-U network

MTN and Ericsson lead the way with first LTE-U network

To future proof its business, MTN SA, together with Ericsson, has successfully trialled LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) at MTN’s flagship channel store in Morningside, Johannesburg.  Read More

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MTN and Ericsson lead the way with first LTE-U network

To future proof its business, MTN SA, together with Ericsson, has successfully trialled LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) at MTN’s flagship channel store in Morningside, Johannesburg.