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MTN Eswatini to introduce 5G network,Corporate Affairs Manager Thandiwe Mashinini says preparations at an advanced stage.

Tuesday, 12th September, 2023

MBABANE: Thandiwe Mashinini, the MTN Eswatini Corporate Affairs Manager says, the mobile company will soon  introduce the 5G network once all the necessary preparations have been concluded.

Responding to a questionnaire from this Swaziland News this week,when asked to disclose when will the customers start enjoying the 5G network, the Corporate Affairs Manager said, part of the preparations included identifying the market within the various industries whose services might require the network.

5G is the fifth generation of cellular networks that is about one-hundred(100) times faster than 4G, the network is creating never-before-seen opportunities for people and businesses.  

“MTN plans to commercialise with the 5G technology once the proof-of-concept stage has been concluded. We are finalising use cases to determine the best use of the technology for the various industries where we deem the technology to be best suited”, said the Corporate Affairs Manager.

When asked how the customers related with the company at the Trade Fair, the Corporate Affairs Manager said, MTN stand was abuzz with activity throughout the ten(10) days. 

“The MTN stand was abuzz with activity throughout the 10 days of the Eswatini International Trade Fair 2023, and we were happy to welcome and serve our customers for the duration of the activity. Customers enjoyed our promotions, particularly our heavily discounted and affordable smartphones handsets which were flying off the shelves.Our CEO, Wandile Mtshali, also had an opportunity to directly engage with customers during “The Ask the MTN CEO Anything” action which took place last week Friday at 1pm. This was by far our favourite activity because of the invaluable feedback we received from our customers, giving us an opportunity to address customer concerns and needs”, she said.

MTN Eswatini to introduce 5G network,Corporate Affairs Manager Thandiwe Mashinini says preparations at an advanced stage.
MTN at the Trade Fair.