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 event, the CEO of Vodacom, Shameel Joosub declared the company was very excited about the speeds it was seeing on its 5G network in Lesotho.

Joosub expressed, “This is the first commercial launch of 5G anywhere on the continent. We are now seeing up to 1Gbps speeds on our network, which is very exciting.”

The mobile operator stated its South African network was ready to connect 5G customers and that it requires only the spectrum to support the technology.