MTN South Africa and Ericsson fuel the 5G racing line
- The first automotive use case demonstrating 5G mobility in Africa
- Over 1.6Gbps throughput achieved in 100MHz TDD spectrum with 5ms latency in a moving vehicle
Industry partners, MTN South Africa and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), have validated the technological prowess of fifth generation (5G) wireless technology in the first demonstration of its kind in Africa – a live feed from a car on a skid pan at the Gerotek testing facility in Pretoria, mounting terminals in a vehicle on a live 5G network trial, using 100MHz of spectrum in the 28GHz band, the audience was able to view the driver’s surroundings whilst moving around the track allowing them to experience what the driver was seeing, in real time.
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