China’s ZTE Releases First 5G Indoor Router in South Africa


(Yicai Global) July 14 — Chinese communications equipment maker ZTE recently issued its first fifth-generation wireless network-based indoor router, the MC801A, jointly with Africa’s largest multinational telecom operator MTN Group, ZTE said on its website yesterday.

The router supports non-standalone and standalone 5G networks and is compatible with major 4G and 5G frequencies. It affords access to high-speed 5G networks to users with compliant devices as well as services on 4G smart terminals and Wi-Fi terminals.

Shenzhen-based ZTE has been working with its partners worldwide to accelerate commercial use of its 5G terminals and has reached cooperation with more than 30 operators, Yicai Global has learned.

Editor: Ben Armour