Vodacom released 5G services in Northern Cape

Vodacom Central Region became the first network provider to switch on the first live 5G mobile network in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, thus allowing customers who have 5G-enabled devices and are within a 5G coverage area to now have access the new 5G network.

Evah Mthimunye, Managing Executive for Vodacom Central Region, has commented on the release of the of the network saying: “The team and I are delighted to become the first network provider to roll out the fastest 5G network in Northern Cape province. Critically, the latest mobile networking technology will ultimately help the region bridge the digital divide between the urban and rural areas of the province by extending access to affordable mobile broadband, especially as an alternative to fibre connectivity in underserviced township areas”.

To recall, Vodacom is a leading and purpose-led African connectivity that provides voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 55 million customers across the continent.

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