5G: are we there yet?

5G, or Fifth Generation networks are being lauded as the vehicle which will launch technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain based applications into mainstream use - and with good reason. 5G promises significantly faster speeds than its predecessor,...

Ericsson boosts indoor coverage

With mobile data traffic surging by eight-times and 1-billion 5G subscriptions expected by the end of 2023, mobile operators must meet consumer and enterprise demand for applications such as 4K/8K video streaming, virtual reality/augmented reality, and immersive...

ZTE debuts 5G E2E network slicing

ZTE has released what is claims is the world's first 5G E2E network slicing solution. The release will push forward the technical maturity of the 5G commercial system to a new level, lay a solid foundation for the new mode of 5G slice-based network operation, build up...

Heidelberg and Nigel go wireless with WIRUlink

Fixed wireless broadband provider WIRUlink will be increasing its wireless internet coverage to include various outlying regions across South Africa, with its latest deployments including Heidelberg and Nigel. This move will see the wireless broadband provider...

Orange adds SA PoPs

Orange has opened two very large-capacity IP and IPX Points of Presence (PoP) in South Africa. The facilities, which are located in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa are operational from today and will enhance Internet and mobile connectivity in the region by...

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