Webafrica launches SIM-only Rain LTE-A deals

Webafrica has launched SIM-only deals for the Rain LTE-A network. The packages follow the launch of a “free router” deal from Webafrica, which gives users an LTE-A router to use on the Rain network. The SIM-only packages include a cash credit to your a ... ( read original story ...)

5G readiness on the rise

Ericsson has released the 5G Readiness Survey 2017. The report shows that many operators have accelerated preparations for the new technology and trials are being carried out by 78 percent of the respondents. Furthermore, 28 percent of the respondents ... ( read original story ...)

South Africa’s first 5G network to go live in November

South Africa’s telecommunications company Comsol, backed by Nedbank, the Industrial Development Corporation and Andile Ngcaba’s Convergence Partners, will launch the first 5G network in South Africa in November, reports Techcentral. The company will ... ( read original story ...)

Ericsson and Singtel to establish 5G research centre

The 5G facility will be available to Singtel subsidiaries across APAC and Africa, to encourage information sharing throughout the company, and prepare for global 5G, the mobile network standard expected to roll out worldwide in 2020. The Center is expected ... ( read original story ...)

SA’s first 5G network to go live next month

Comsol, a telecommunications company backed by Nedbank, the Industrial Development Corporation and Andile Ngcaba’s Convergence Partners, will launch the first fifth-generation (5G) network in South Africa next month. The company, based in Midrand in ... ( read original story ...)