Category Archives: 5G

Ooredoo Oman rolls out 5G home internet

Ooredoo Oman has rolled out its 5G Home Internet plans, offering subscribers faster connectivity than current services. Subscribers will receive a free plug-and-play 5G modem when they sign up for a 24-month contract. At RO28 (72.73 USD) for 20 MB speed and RO35 (90.91 USD) per month for 100 MB speed, subscribers will enjoy connectivity [...]

Vodacom deploys commercial 5G mobile network in SA

Mobile operator Vodacom Group has switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in three cities in South Africa, with further rollouts planned in other parts of the country. According to a statement from the company, the additional spectrum assigned by South Africas telecoms regulator due to coronavirus pandemic has been used to fast track [...]

rain launched a 24/7 unlimited 4G data product in SA

Data provider, rain, has introduced an unlimited 4G data offering at R479 per month. The CEO of rain, Willem Roos said, “rain’s goal is to offer South Africans a choice of affordable unlimited data products. Following President Ramaphosa’s address to the nation pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic, we accelerated the go-live date of our 24/7 unlimited 4G [...]

Ooredoo Group partners with Huawei to offer 5G services in five countries

Ooredoo Group and Huawei, two of the world’s leading digital groups have announced a strategic collaboration to make the Ooredoo Supernet 5G available across five countries namely Kuwait, Oman, Indonesia, Tunisia and Maldives over the next five years. Ooredoo will leverage Huawei’s world-leading 5G SingleRAN radio solution with advanced Massive MIMO technology, and 5G Cloud [...]

Rain rolls out new 5G product in SA

Rain has introduced a new 5G product, called the Standard Plan, which provides subscribers an uncapped 30Mbps service for 44.70 USD (R699) per month. The operators existing 5G package which proposes speeds of over 200Mbps has been renamed to the Premium Plan. Rain started the commercialization of its 5G service on 11 November [...]

Batelco collaborates with du to offer 5G international roaming services in UAE

Batelco, the digital solutions provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has partnered with du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), to offer 5G international roaming services in the UAE, enabling Batelco to be the first operator in Bahrain to offer the service. Batelcos subscribers can now have access to 5G international roaming service in the UAE when [...]

Zain to boost FTTH and 5G across Saudi Arabia

Zain KSA has announced the expansion of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) and the 5G network to new cities in Saudi Arabia. The extensive investment in FTTH and 5G network will be supporting Zain KSAs emphasis on launching B2B services targeting government and enterprise customers as well as individual data monetization initiatives. Zain KSA rolled out its commercial [...]

Balteco to launch 5G international roaming service

Balteco in partnership with du will deliver 5G international roaming in the UAE, making Balteco the first operator to offer this service in Bahrain. Batelco customers can benefit from 5G roaming services while connecting to du by subscribing to Batelcos roaming bolt-on packages on their 5G enabled devices. Commenting the latest development, Batelco CEO Mikkel [...]

Balteco to launch 5G international roaming service

Balteco in partnership with du will deliver 5G international roaming in the UAE, making Balteco the first operator to offer this service in Bahrain. Batelco customers can benefit from 5G roaming services while connecting to du by subscribing to Batelcos roaming bolt-on packages on their 5G enabled devices. Commenting the latest development, Batelco CEO Mikkel [...]

Balteco to launch 5G international roaming service

Balteco in partnership with du will deliver 5G international roaming in the UAE, making Balteco the first operator to offer this service in Bahrain. Batelco customers can benefit from 5G roaming services while connecting to du by subscribing to Batelcos roaming bolt-on packages on their 5G enabled devices. Commenting the latest development, Batelco CEO Mikkel [...]