Tag Archives: 5G

Ooredoo experimenting its 5G network reach in Qatar

Ooredoo has declared that customers will be able to enjoy the high speeds of 5G across Qatars desert as soon as commercial devices are available in Qatar. The company stated it has positioned and started experimenting its newly upgraded 5G towers in desert areas such as Sealine and will be making trials to selected VIP [...]

Vodacom and MTN to share 5G spectrum

The additional radio frequency spectrum earmarked for 5G networks is licensed in South Africa. The aim is for cellular network operators to share it, according to the Minister of Telecommunications, Siyabonga Cwele.  Cwele did not provide specifics, but confirmed that the spectrum will be shared. In line with his departments policy on 4G spectrum, where [...]

SA operator Rain to roll out 5G network

South African mobile data network operator, Rain, will launch a new 5G wireless network in South Africa. Paul Harris, its president, unveiled the information at the investment conference in South Africa, which was held from 25 to 27 October 2018 in Johannesburg. The first application of Rain’s 5G network will be to provide very high-speed [...]

Vodafone extends its 5G network in 6 key locations in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has recently communicated that it is extending its 5G network in six key areas across Qatar, namely Abu Hamour, Al Azizya, Al Mamoura, Al Rayyan, Salwa Road, and Umm Salal Muhammed. Vodafone stated that the plan follows the companys objectives to switched on its first live 5G network to connect its first trial enterprise customer- Gulf [...]

Etisalat to roll out 5G devices by first-half of 2019

Etisalat has launched live download speed comparison between 4G and 5G live networks allowing visitors the opportunity to experience the download time difference between the two technologies by downloading a 4K HD movie/video using 4G and 5G at the same time during GITEX Technology Week which is taking place at Dubai World Trade Center. The [...]

Vodacom test high-speed 5G mobile technology in Lesotho

Vodacom has recently tested its high-speed 5G mobile technology in Lesotho. Two companies in the country’s tiny capital Maseru are now using one of the world’s first commercial 5G networks on the long-awaited 3.5 GHz spectrum. The network in Lesotho delivers speeds of up to 700 megabits per second, allowing movies to be downloaded in [...]

Vodacom launched its 5G network with 700Mbps download speed

Vodacom introduced a working 5G connection and different cases for the next-generation technology at Vodacom World in Midrand, Gauteng. The event showcased the different consumer technologies and applications provided by the high-speed network. Vodacom recently launched its 5G network in Lesotho which is said to be the first commercial 5G network in Africa. During the [...]

Vodafone introduces 5G network in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar is the first telecom operator in the GCC country to launch the 5G network. The 5G network implies speed internet, but more precisely ultra-low latency offering a shorter time for streaming data between two points. Vodafone Qatars CEO Sheikh Hamad Abdulla Jassim Al Thani has emphasized that 5G will speed up Qatars attempts to [...]