Wifi Speed Test To Know If You Have 5G In Your Area


The first-rate telecommunications company in Nigeria has done it again; the MTN 5G. Pilot test of the recently publicised MTN 5G network happened on the 24th of august 2022 and ever since the reveal, the Nigerian cyber space has gone berserk. The 5G network was also received with mixed feelings and concerns. There are several questions on the wifi speed test, health risks, data consumption, accessibility, etc although so many enthusiasts of the tech community has emerged with explanatory posts.

The introduction of 5G network in Nigeria is indeed a revolutionary development in user communication. It goes without saying that MTN is the highest network provider in the country and the whole of Africa. Now, let’s get down to the matter at hand; 5G wifi speed test. Before that, we’ll take a look at the wonders of 5G.

What Does MTN 5G Network Offer?

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Photo Credit: MTN Nigeria

The MTN 5G network which comes in Black, White and Yellow colours, boasts;

  • Access to super-fast browsing. MTN Broadband 5G Router offers faster speed and performance than 3G & 4G.
  • Connecting multiple devices (up to 32) to the Router.
  • Superior streaming, gaming, data download, and uploads. Online games and videos are faster, smoother, and more realistic.
  • Wide Wi-Fi connection range.
  • Also get 100GB data bonus on activation.

NB You can also pre-order the 5G router from the MTN website and it costs #50,000.

How To Know The Wifi Speed Test Of MTN 5G

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Creative 5G internet on night city wallpaper with connections Credit: Cascinone

Internet speed test also known as broadband speed test or wifi speed test is the process of measuring how fast your device can upload or download information. In order to determine if your location has 5G with your Android or iOS devices, these are the procedures;

  1. First, Speedtest by Ookla app has to be installed on your 5G-enabled device.
  2. After installing the app, navigate to the map section.
  3. Click on the map tab (fourth tab).
  4. Once this is done, all the locations with 5G coverage will be displayed.
  5. The 5G network coverage is in dark blue clusters on the map.
  6. While the lighter shade of blue indicates 4G LTE.
  7. Yellow also signifies the presence of 2G and 3G connections respectively.

List Of States With MTN 5G Coverage In Nigeria

MTN 5G network coverage is limited and currently spans 7 states across Nigeria with over 127 locations. The states includes Borno, FCT, Kano, Imo, Lagos, Portharcourt, Oyo.

5G Network Coverage Areas In Borno State

  1. Borno New Gra, Maiduguri
  2. Borno Old Gra, Maiduguri
  3. Borno Unimaid Jere

MTN 5G Coverage Areas In FCT

  1. FCT Abuja Airport Rd
  2. FCT Asokoro, Municipal Area Council
  3. FCT Cbd Phase 1, Abuja
  4. FCT Dawaki, Abuja
  5. FCT Garki 2
  6. FCT Garki Area 1
  7. FCT Garki Area 11
  8. FCT Garki Area 8
  9. FCT Gwarinpa Hosuing Estate
  10. FCT Idu Industrial District
  11. FCT Jabi
  12. FCT Kado
  13. FCT Katambe
  14. FCT Kubwa
  15. FCT Lokogoma
  16. FCT Lugbe Zone 1
  17. FCT Maitama
  18. FCT Maitama Extension
  19. FCT Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport
  20. FCT Ogodo
  21. FCT Three Arms Zone
  22. FCT Wuse 1 Zone 6
  23. FCT Wuse 2A
  24. FCT Wuse 2B

MTN 5G Network Coverage Areas In Imo State

  1. Imo Emmanuel College Owerri
  2. Imo Nekede Garden Estate
  3. Imo Owerri Town
  4. Imo Wetheral Rd Owerri

5G Network Coverage Areas In Kano State

  1. Kano Badawa
  2. Kano Bayero University
  3. Kano Caterpillar Kano
  4. Kano Emirs Palace Kano
  5. Kano Fagge Secretariat
  6. Kano Gwale
  7. Kano Rijiyar Zaki

MTN 5G Network Coverage Areas In Lagos

  1. Lagos Adeniji Adele
  2. Lagos Adeola Odeku
  3. Lagos Aguda
  4. Lagos Ahmadu Bello, Vi
  5. Lagos Ajao Estate
  6. Lagos Akin Adesola
  7. Lagos Alausa
  8. Lagos Alfred Rewane
  9. Lagos Anifowoshe
  10. Lagos Awolowo Rd
  11. Lagos Balogun
  12. Lagos Banana Island
  13. Lagos Barracks Surulere
  14. Lagos Bode Thomas
  15. Lagos Bourdillon
  16. Lagos Carlton Gate Estate
  17. Lagos Computer Village, Lagos
  18. Lagos Eric Moore
  19. Lagos Glover Rd Ikoyi
  20. Lagos Idi-Oro, Lagos
  21. Lagos Ikate Elegushi
  22. Lagos Ikeja Gra
  23. Lagos Ikoyi, Lagos
  24. Lagos Ilupeju Ikeja
  25. Lagos Ilupeju Mushin
  26. Lagos Itire Mushin
  27. Lagos Jakande Estate, Lekki
  28. Lagos Lekki Phase 1
  29. Lagos Lekki Scheme 2
  30. Lagos Light House Estate
  31. Lagos Marina
  32. Lagos MMA 1
  33. Lagos Mma 2
  34. Lagos Mushin
  35. Lagos Nicon Estate
  36. Lagos Obalende Eti-Osa
  37. Lagos Onike
  38. Lagos Oniru Estate
  39. Lagos Opebi
  40. Lagos Osapa London
  41. Lagos Osborne
  42. Lagos Palmgrove
  43. Lagos Parkview Estate
  44. Lagos Sabo-Yaba
  45. Lagos Saka Tinubu
  46. Lagos University Of Lagos
  47. Lagos Victoria Garden City

5G Network Coverage Areas In Oyo State

  1. Oyo Agodi
  2. Oyo Challenge, Oyo
  3. Oyo Dugbe
  4. Oyo Iyaganku Ibadan North-West
  5. Oyo New Bodija
  6. Oyo Nist Samonda
  7. Oyo Old Bodija
  8. Oyo Oluyole
  9. Oyo Samonda
  10. Oyo The Polytechnic Ibadan North Campus
  11. Oyo The Polytechnic Ibadan South Campus
  12. Oyo Trans Amusement Park
  13. Oyo University Of Ibadan

5G Network Coverage Areas In Rivers State

  1. Rivers Ada George Road Axis
  2. Rivers Agip, Ph
  3. Rivers Artillery, Port-Harcourt
  4. Rivers Choba Town
  5. Rivers D Line
  6. Rivers Diobu Mile 1
  7. Rivers Diobu Mile 3
  8. Rivers Elekahia
  9. Rivers Elelenwo
  10. Rivers Gra Phase 2
  11. Rivers Mgbuoba
  12. Rivers Mgbuosimini
  13. Rivers Nta Ph, Mguoba
  14. Rivers Ohiamini
  15. Rivers Old Aba Road, Ph
  16. Rivers Old GRA, PH
  17. Rivers Oroworoko
  18. Rivers Port Harcourt Rural
  19. Rivers Rumudara
  20. Rivers Rumuepirikom
  21. Rivers Rumuogba
  22. Rivers Rumuokwuta
  23. Rivers Rumuola
  24. Rivers Rumuomasi
  25. Rivers Shell Industrial Area
  26. Rivers Shell RA
  27. Rivers Trans Amadi
  28. Rivers University Of Port-Harcourt
  29. Rivers Woji Ph

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