On Jan. 17, 2020, China’s ZTE and MTN Uganda started 5G technology trial in Kampala, capital of Uganda.
Uganda’s Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, who was the chief guest at the launch, said government supports the development of new technology provided it will solve people’s challenges and make life easier and affordable. During a 5G technology trial ceremony . The Prime Minister shook hands with Roborn 5G robot.
Uganda is the first country in East Africa to have 5G technology and the third in Africa after South Africa and Nigeria.