5G

Huawei demonstrates releases a suite of 5G solutions at MWC

Huawei releases a suite of 5G solutions at MWC

Huawei underlined its innovative capabilities, walking away with several awards at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), which took place in Barcelona and online from 28 June to 01 July.   As the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress plays a pivotal role in setting the tone for the space over […]
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The importance of 6 GHz for 5G’s future

The importance of 6 GHz for 5G’s future

The full speed and capabilities of 5G depend on access to mid-band spectrum. To secure 5G performance in the long-term more capacity in this range is needed, and 6 GHz is a prime candidate. However, despite the importance of 6 GHz for the future of 5G, governments are already diverging. China will use the entire […]
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Airtel Kenya upgrades 600 sites to 5G Network

Airtel Kenya upgrades 600 sites to 5G Network

Over 600 sites are now 5G-ready in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi, according to Airtel Kenya managing director Prasanta Das Sarma. In an interview with a local daily, Prasanta said that the deployment of 5G-ready networks would help it capitalize on the rising mobile Internet demand in the country. “These 600 sites are now 5G-ready. We […]
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Safaricom Pilots 5G connectivity across Kenya

Safaricom Pilots 5G connectivity across Kenya

Safaricom on Friday announced the launch of trials for the trail-blazing 5G technology in Nairobi, Kisumu, Kisii and Kakamega. The trial, which will begin with both individual and enterprise customers plans to expand the number of such 5G sites to more than 150 across nine towns over the next 12 months. The primary objective during […]
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Airtel Kenya partners with Nokia to lay 5G Connectivity in Nairobi

Airtel Kenya partners with Nokia to lay 5G Connectivity in Nairobi

Airtel Kenya has selected Nokia in a three-year deal to modernise Nairobi with high speed 4G and 5G-ready hardware from its comprehensive AirScale portfolio. Deployment, which began in June, will cover hundreds of sites and include upgrading existing 2G, 3G and 4G radio access network (RAN) coverage in urban, semi-urban, highways, tourist spots and central […]
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