5G Network

Feb 15, 2021  |  5G Networks Under Testing Regimes In 18 African Countries

According to new information from the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), there are now eighteen African nations currently testing out or at the initial stage of deployment of the 5G networks infrastructure.   Reporting from Connecting Africa say that as ...


Jan 15, 2021  |  Telecom: Industry In South Africa Concerned About 5G Misinformation

There is growing concern and apprehension in the South African telecommunications industry about the rapid growth of misinformation and conspiracy theories linked to the 5G network.   This distortion of truth and the 'fake news' that has been spreading has ...


Jul 09, 2020  |  MTN And Ericsson Working Together On 5G Deployment For Across Africa

MTN, Africa’s largest mobile telecommunications network, has hinted that part of the agreement it has signed with Ericsson for commercial 5G launch would see it roll out across  20 of its operations in Africa, starting in Nigeria.   Disclosing this ...


Jul 01, 2020  |  South Africa: MTN Says It Need Spectrum To Rollout 5G Network

Godfrey Motsa, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa, has asked for spectrum release to enable his organisation to implement the rollout of its 5G network plans successfully. Speaking during the virtual launch of the company’s 5G networks a ...


Nigerian Communications Commission Seeks Stakeholders Input Into 5G Deployment

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is requesting input from industry stakeholders to feed into its 5G deployment policy framework.   In a public notice, the commission stated that it has a mandate under the Communications Act (2003) to implement plans ...