Category Archives: 5G

South Africa’s Eastern Cape province to receive MTN’s network services

The South African operator MTN is planning to invest approximately $11.8 million in network expansion in South Africas Eastern Cape province. According to the CAJ News website, both the LTE and 5G networks will be expanded by MTN in the Eastern Cape province. The hope is that the additional investment will enable the mobile operator [...]

Orange launched 5G pilot test in Mali

Mobile operator Orange Mali has launched a 5G pilot in Mali’s capital Bamako, inviting subscribers to be the first to test the new network. According to local media reports, this pilot phase has been approved by the Malian Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Information and Communication Technologies, and Posts (AMRTP). This represents the latest development in the [...]

Africell to deploy 5G network with Nokia in Angola

Africell picked Nokia as the supplier of the network equipment for a planned entry into Angola in H2 being made to broaden its footprint across the African continent. The collaboration between Africell and Nokia will provide it with the latest cloud technologies, deliver cost-efficiency through shared infrastructure and enable it to provide highly differentiated products [...]

MTN and Vodafone partnered to bring 5G to Ghana

Selorm Adadevoh, MTN Ghanas CEO has announced the partnership with Vodafone by bringing 5G internet connectivity to Ghana. We recognise our responsibility as an African based telecommunication service provider to support the ever-increasing demand for internet services and have invested in partnership with several other players being Google, Facebook and Vodafone in the 2Africa submarine [...]

Tmcel and Huawei announce the launch of 5G technology in Mozambique

Mozambique Tmcel has partnered with Huawei for a $23 million 4G expansion deal where the operator will also prepare for 5G services across the country. Tmcel plans to extend its 4G coverage nationwide, beginning with upgrades to its networks in Maputo and Matola.  The implementation of the latest generation 5G technology, together with the project [...]

Etisalat partners with Ericsson to deploy 5G high-band in the UAE

UAE-based telecom group Etisalat has partnered with Ericsson to deploy 5G millimetre wave across its commercial network. The 5G high-band commercial deployment will help to reach high performance 5G downlink data speeds of 4.2Gbps and latency of 8 milliseconds. Etisalat has built a 5G network infrastructure that can offer enhanced performance, including ultra-high speeds and [...]