MediaTek Deploys T750 Technology for Airtel Nigeria’s 5G Network

October 16, 2023
MediaTek Airtel Nigeria T750 technology

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Subscribers of Airtel Nigeria will now begin to enjoy high-speed 5G networks from the comfort of their homes due to the partnership between the telco and a leading global fabless semiconductor company, MediaTek.

This has been made possible through the deployment of MediaTek’s T750-powered Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), a groundbreaking technology that enhances internet connectivity.

The T750 technology offers remarkable out-of-the-box 5G speeds, reaching up to an impressive 4.7Gbps. It competes with or surpasses the performance of traditional fixed-line services, harnessing existing cellular infrastructure while avoiding the expenses associated with cable or fibre installation.

With this technology, Airtel Nigeria intends to drive technological advancements and enhance mobile connectivity nationwide and will see the integration of hundreds of millions of individuals into the digital economy, consequently advancing mobile connectivity throughout Nigeria.

The Director of Marketing at Airtel Nigeria, Mr Ismail Adeshina, while commenting on the development, emphasised the importance of the collaboration with MediaTek and how it will provide affordable connectivity to Nigerians.

“Our commitment to innovation is evident through our early adoption of 5G technology. We’re proactively investing in this technology to improve connectivity, to tackle coverage and cost challenges, and make 5G devices more accessible across Nigeria,” he said.

On his part, the Director for Corporate Sales and Marketing at MediaTek for the Middle East and Africa, Mr Said Rami Osman, said, “Our collaboration with Airtel Nigeria focuses on enhancing high-speed internet access through advanced chipsets, offering a wider range of premium and flagship devices while supporting the transition from feature phones to smartphones, and exploring innovative AI-IoT solutions.

“This collaboration will drive digital inclusion, revolutionize connectivity in Nigeria, and contribute to sustainable development goals.”

MediaTek powers globally recognized brands and remains dedicated to providing state-of-the-art innovations through its latest products and solutions. These offerings span a diverse range, including smartphones, smart devices, automotive technology, satellite connectivity solutions, and next-generation wearables.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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