5G

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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Ericsson 5G commercially live with MTN in South African cities

Ericsson 5G commercially live with MTN in South African cities

Communications service provider MTN has gone live with Ericsson-powered commercial 5G in the South African cities of Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth. Ericsson was announced as an MTN South Africa vendor in November 2019, to deploy products and solutions spanning its radio access network (RAN) Ericsson Radio System, transport and 5G Core network portfolios. Ericsson will also deploy Ericsson Spectrum Sharing. […]
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Vodacom launches Africa’s first live 5G network

Vodacom has switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, with further rollouts planned to other parts of the country. This network will support both mobile and fixed wireless services and is currently available on twenty live 5G sites, 18 of which are in Gauteng and 2 in Cape […]
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Momentum in the race towards 5G in Africa

Momentum in the race towards 5G in Africa

5G has arrived, and it is expected to spark an unprecedented wave of innovation and economic growth across Africa  By Brian Yatich  The talk about 5G is everywhere. Globally, the discussion has gained much momentum. Some say the invention is already here. But in other regions, such as Africa, 5G is still decades away.  The term “5G” refers to the […]
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