5G and enterprise: a match made for growth

Digital technologies are transforming industries worldwide. With 5G being deployed across the region, service providers increasingly recognise the new business opportunities that digital transformation of the enterprise market will bring, writes by Lucky La Riccia,...

What does 5G mean for SA?

5G has certainly been a hot topic during the Covid pandemic – and not always for the right reasons. Network Configurations (Netconfig) technical director Wayne Erradu explains that on one hand it has been seen as a blessing as the blistering speeds have allowed...

A technology perspective on the possible health risks of 5G

The recent deployment of 5G mobile networks has created much debate on the possible health risks due to higher signal radiation. By Dr Dawie de Wet, CEO of Q-KON So widespread is this debate that even we, as a satellite service provider, have received concerns about...

Reimagining the future of telecommunications

The world is currently facing a catastrophic health crisis. But beyond that, a dramatic reshuffling of the global economy, society and life as we know it is also taking place. Our priorities, predictions and planning are entirely different now as we try to not only...

ITU launches the G5 Benchmark

ICT is becoming more prevalent, embedded in many sectors and systems beyond the ICT sector itself. In response, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched the 2020 Global ICT Regulatory Outlook which includes the Benchmark of Fifth Generation...

Early effects of Covid-19 lockdowns on service provider networks

With the Covid-19 pandemic, we are facing an unprecedented situation on a global level, writes Craig Labovitz, chief technology officer for Nokia Deepfield portfolio of network intelligence, analytics and DDoS security products. Entire countries are in lockdown, and...