Post Tagged with: "Giovanni Chiarelli"

MTN invests billions amid load shedding threat

March 2, 2020 3:20 pm3 comments
MTN South Africa Chief Technology and Information Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN is investing an average R11 billion (US$703,8 million) yearly to ensure a seamless network experience during the energy challenges South Africa is facing. Giovanni Chiarelli, Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTO) at MTN South Africa, disclosed the figures on Monday as the company was voted superior network […]

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MTN spends R10 billion in 2019 network upgrades

December 13, 2019 8:18 am11 comments
MTN South Africa Chief Technology and Information Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa has invested more than R10 billion to improve network quality and capacity in the current financial year. As a result of these network upgrades, MTN’s long term evolution (LTE) coverage has reached 95 percent of the population and its 4G network is also […]

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MTN on course to become Africa’s 5G pioneer

November 15, 2019 11:39 am0 comments
Giovanni Chiarelli, CTIO MTN South Africa and Nicolas Blixell, VP, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, at the contract signing

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa is set to be one of the leading pioneers of fifth generation technology (5G). This after the operator selected Ericsson as its 5G network modernisation vendor as it upgrades its core network to support third generation partnership project (3GPP)-compliant 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) architecture. Ericsson […]

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