Tag Archives: 5G

Telma and Ericsson introduce 5G network in Madagascar

Telma has rolled out Madagascars first 5G network, via the network infrastructure supplied by Swedish tech giant, Ericsson. Telma introduced Madagascars first 5G consumer services using spectrum in the 3.6-3.7 GHz band, with the network going live on the 26th June 2020. By rolling out 5G on the island, Telma forms part of the few operators [...]

Zain Bahrain rolls out 5G commercial services

Zain Group has announced the launch of its 5G commercial services in Bahrain. The 5G network built in collaboration with global solutions provider, Ericsson, will allow users to enjoy super high-speed data, very low latency and ultra-high reliability and unveils highly connected technologies trends such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and the internet of things (IoT). The [...]

MTN to launch 5G network in SA

MTN will roll out its new 5G network by the end of June and has started to promote its 5G value proposition in its latest Yello magazine. This promotion is part of the launch of the new 5G-enabled Huawei P40 or P40 Pro smartphones in South Africa. The promotion states Be one of the very [...]

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 [...]