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ICASA allocates emergency radio frequency to telecom operators in SA

SA mobile subscribers will get better internet speeds and overall better service as the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA), the telecom regulator, has issued temporary radio frequency spectrum to operators to tackle communication challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last Friday, ICASA said MTN, Telkom, Vodacom, Rain and Liquid Telecoms have been allocated more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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. [...]

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 [...]