ZTE partners with MTN to introduce first 5G indoor router in South Africa

ZTE, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for mobile broadband and 5G connectivity, has introduced its first 5G wireless router, the ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A, in South Africa in partnership with MTN, one of the leading telecoms carriers in South Africa.

ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A has the latest Wi-Fi 6 access technology, which enables multiple users to access the 5G network at the same time. The 5G indoor router will allow subscribers to access 5G in all 5G coverage areas of South Africa. The Smart ANT smart antenna algorithm allows the ZTE MC801A to select better signals independently.

The ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A supports both NSA & SA 5G networks and the router is compatible with 4G and 5G mainstream standards. The device offers subscribers to enjoy ultra-fast 5G networks and rich 5G services and advantages, such as less congestion, reduced video buffering, continuous HD video streaming and more consistent connectivity.

The Managing Director of ZTE South Africa, Bob Zhou, stated, “ZTE is actively engaged in, and at the forefront of, 5G commercialization and we are market-ready with our end-to-end solutions. ZTE will provide consumers with a series of diversified 5G terminal devices, including the 5G smartphone, 5G indoor router, 5G outdoor router, 5G mobile Wi-Fi router, 5G Ethernet box and 5G module. Our key objective is to empower the near-future connected life and accelerate digital transformation.”