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    Business MTN leads Nigeria to first 5G trial in W’Africa – Newtelegraph

    Nigeria yesterday became the first West African country to experiment the deployment of 5G technology as MTN Nigeria carried out a successful trial in Abuja. The telecommunications operator said the trial was the result of a strong collaboration between the … Read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    Business Ericsson, T-Mobile, Sign $3.5bn 5G Network Deal – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Ericsson and T-Mobile have announced a multi-year $3.5 billion contract to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, according to, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software.... Read more via Thisdaylive...
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    Business Ericsson Nigeria Sacks 160 Nigerians, Replaces Them With Indians

    Ericsson Nigeria, the local subsidiary of the global telecommunications solutions provider, has disengaged about 160 permanent and outsourced workers in its Network Operating Centre and replaced with Indians. It was gathered that disengagement, which takes effect on Sunday, December 4, 2016...
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    Business Ericsson Slashes 3,900 Jobs Due to Tough Global Market

    Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson announced on Tuesday plans to slash 3,000 jobs in production, research and development and sales and some 900 consultants in Sweden. Ericsson said, in a statement, the slash was due to a tough global market. However, it said it would recruit about 1,000...
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    Business Airtel Nigeria's Data Plans are About to Get a lot Cheaper and Here's Why

    Airtel Nigeria, in collaboration with Ericsson, will soon launching infrastructure to ensure broadband internet will be affordable for the vast majority of Nigerians. Both firms, in a joint statement, said they will be rolling out the award-winning Ericsson Radio System in several sites across...