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MyT Mobile brings 5G to Mauritius

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(Image credit: Mauritius Telecom)

MyT Mobile, Mauritius Telecom (MT)'s mobile network, has switched on 5G services in Mauritius, a month after obtaining a 5G license to do so. This makes Mauritius Telecom among the first operators launching 5G networks in Africa.

“Mauritius Telecom is the first operator to deploy the 5th generation of mobile network in Mauritius.”

Sherry Singh, CEO Mauritius Telecom.

"With the launch of the four MyT 5G Experience Zones, Mauritius Telecom is the first operator to deploy the 5th generation of mobile network in Mauritius," said Sherry Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Mauritius Telecom.

Ten times faster

At the launch ceremony, held at the Hennessy Park hotel in Ebène, which was attended by the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Deepak Balgobin, Singh said: “We are going to deploy this network with the help of our subscribers. They are the ones who will register to receive the network which is 10 times faster than the current network. The same packages will be maintained,” via source, NexTV news.

MyT Mobile subscribers in the Cybercity regions of Ebène, Trianon, Bagatelle and Réduit will receive a message from the network to register to connect to the 5G network and begin enjoying the 5G speed

“Propels Mauritius on the world map of countries that have deployed 5G.”

Mauritius Telecom.

"With the deployment of its MyT 5G Experience Zones, Mauritius Telecom propels Mauritius on the world map of countries that have deployed 5G and at the same time joins the Top 10 African countries that have launched this technology," said the telecommunications company in a press release.

Continuing to talk about the deployment of the 5G technology, Singh said: “Despite a challenging business environment, we have to take a step and get our country ready for tomorrow's technology...today.”

Rachael Sharpe

Rachael is a British journalist with 17 years experience in the publishing industry. Since launching www.digitalcameraworld.com, she’s been freelancing, and working for some of the world’s best-loved websites and magazines including T3.com and TechRadar.com and has also had a book, iPad for Photographers, published. A regular contributor at 5Gradar, Rachael is following the 5G market closely. Find out more at www.rachaelsharpe.com