Harnessing 5G for SA: benefits and challenges

Fifth-generation (5G) wireless broadband is no longer a future technology - it's here and is already available in limited key metropolitan areas in South Africa. Nitesh Singh, MD: communications, media and technology at Accenture South Africa The country, with its...

The smart future of FTTx in SA

FTTx (fibre to the x) defines the use of a wide range of broadband network architecture options that are categorised based on where the fibre ends. Both locally and abroad, FTTx deployments have seen significant demand, driven by shifting business, education,...

Workonline opens routes for ZEOP

Workonline Communications has been awarded the IP transit provider contract by ZEOP, one of the services consortia members of METISS (MElting poT Indianoceanic Submarine System), the subsea fibre optic cable system connecting the Indian Ocean Islands to South Africa....

Five reasons why 5G makes the difference

5G has rapidly gained mindshare in society as a vital technology. But what makes 5G different from its predecessors? Peter Linder, head of 5G marketing at Ericsson, describes a set of strategic choices made for previous mobile generations of which we made a single...