Czech network group CETIN chooses Ericsson for 5G build

Czech telecoms network operator CETIN will use Ericsson technology to build next-generation 5G networks, Vladimir Mlynar, a board member at parent group PPF, said on Twitter on Monday.

PRAGUE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Czech telecoms network operator CETIN will use Ericsson ERICb.ST technology to build next-generation 5G networks, Vladimir Mlynar, a board member at parent group PPF, said on Twitter on Monday.

CETIN is part of the investment group PPF, which also owns a majority stake in mobile operator O2 Czech Republic SPTT.PR.

(Reporting by Robert Muller, writing by Jason Hovet, editing by Louise Heavens)

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