Tag Archives: Rain

Liquid Telecom planning 5G in South Africa

Liquid Telecom is one of the few networks in South Africa to have a radio frequency range for deploying 5G, and plans to use it. Only three companies have spectrum: Rain, Telkom, and Liquid, said the head of strategy for Liquid Telecom South Africa, Willie Oosthuizen The three companies will probably use their spectrum advantage. [...]

Rain to launch new 5G products

Following the launch of Rains 5G network in South Africa in partnership with Huawei, they are now planning to expand through new products. Rains new 5G service offers uncapped data with the average speed of 200Mbps for R1,000 per month while Huawei 5G CPE to deliver high speed broad to homes and businesses.  This offer [...]

Rain to charge $67/month for unlimited 5G data in SA

South African data-only operator Rain has rolled out a 5G network package with unlimited high-speed data for 1,000 rand ($67) a month. According to the CEO of Rain, Willem Roos, the services is available in cities of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Pretoria but will soon be extended to Cape Town, Durban and other major metros in [...]

rain launches new 5G service in Africa

After the success of its 4G data offerings, rain activated Africa’s first commercial 5G network by making it available to selected existing customers.  rain’s Chief Marketing Officer, Khaya Dlanga, said, “Selected customers in rain’s 5G coverage area have been invited to be the first to purchase ultra-fast 5G, unlimited internet for only R1000 per month. [...]

Vodacom in negotiations to offer 5G in SA

Vodacom is in negotiations with Rain and Liquid Telecom to allow it to roll out 5G in South Africa. There is a strong request for affordable fixed-broadband services in South Africa and 5G can play an important role to satisfy this demand. Vodacom desires to offer South Africans reasonable fixed-broadband products and faster mobile services. [...]

Rain and Huawei to roll out 5G commercial network in SA

South Africas mobile data-only network operator, Rain, declared at the 2019 Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, that it had introduced the first 5G commercial network in South Africa in collaboration with Huawei. Rain recently declared that with Huaweis end-to-end 5G solutions has enable them to introduce the 5G network using its 3.6GHz spectrum. The [...]

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 [...]