5G ORAN: Reusing legacy kit to expand connectivity
5G ORAN’s integration capabilities enable the reuse of equipment to broach new markets and extend services in existing markets.
Rain proposes merger with Telkom amid MTN overtures
The company makes a formal request to present the Telkom board with a proposal which would ultimately result in the merger of the two firms.
Vodacom swells capex with R600m in Mpumalanga
The telco will spend R600 million in the current fiscal year on a network upgrade in Mpumalanga province.
Telkom puts ‘victory in broadband’ at core of strategy
The company makes significant investments in mobile and fibre infrastructure assets to prepare for 5G.
Vodacom to triple 5G footprint in Western Cape
The telco will invest R500 million in network upgrades in the province, to expand 5G connectivity three-fold this year.
ZTE to provide 10GB optical networks across SA cities
The Chinese multinational plans to launch commercial 10GB-capable symmetric passive optical network services in the major cities of South Africa.
SA leads Africa’s deployment of 5G base stations
Huawei reveals more than 2 800 of its 5G base stations have been deployed in South Africa, to date.
NEC XON helps Africa’s MNOs develop new 5G models
Open RAN frees customers from vendor lock-in and provides cost-effective roadmaps to 5G adoption.
DStv Internet eyes 5G after ‘double-digit’ growth
MultiChoice looks to its network partner MTN to bring 5G services to its DStv Internet platform.
What's the economic case to adopt 5G in Africa?
Mature network operators and service providers in the greater African context have indicated 5G is the goal but not within two years.
5G adoption in Africa
There will be significant equalising opportunities once teething issues are sorted out, says ProLabs.