MTN Rwanda showcased Rwanda’s first-ever live 5G network technology at the opening of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Africa in Kigali on October 16, 2023.
This exhibition, first revealed during the Presidential tour of the conference, MTN said, underscores the company’s dedication to remaining at the forefront of leading technological progress and its unwavering commitment to delivering the most advanced and reliable connectivity solutions to Rwandans in response to the soaring demand for faster and more reliable mobile and fixed Broadband connectivity.
“5G represents more than speed; it’s a gateway to a world of endless possibilities,” Mapula Bodibe, MTN Rwanda CEO, said, adding that, “It holds the potential to revolutionize sectors such as healthcare, education, agriculture, and many more. For instance, with 5G, remote medical consultations and procedures could become a norm, significantly impacting healthcare accessibility in remote areas.”
She added that, demonstrating new technology is not just about staying at the forefront of innovation; it’s about exploring new ways to improve the everyday lives of Rwandans and positioning the nation as a technology leader on the continent.
5G has the potential to transform Rwanda’s digital landscape, ushering in an era of unparalleled innovation and connectivity.
5G technology aims to provide access to advanced and high-speed mobile internet services and reduced latency, significantly enhancing internet user experience.
With its transformative power, 5G will not only elevate digital experiences but also fuel economic growth and further drive the country’s digital inclusion agenda.
The 5G technology demonstration marks a new era for internet connectivity in Rwanda and exemplifies MTN Rwanda’s unwavering commitment to innovation and its dedication to enhancing the lives of Rwandans with leading network connectivity solutions.
With 5G, Rwanda is poised to offer enhanced digital experiences and emerge as a leader for digital advancements on the African continent.
It's the last day of #MWC23 in #Kigali. Be sure to pass by our 5G booth and exhibition to learn more about MTN products and services, and network with our team on-ground who are ready to assist you to stay connected.#MWCKigali #DoingGoodTogether pic.twitter.com/aKB5GKQufu
— MTN Rwanda (@MTNRwanda) October 19, 2023