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Kenya Won’t Stop Huawei from Taking Part in Construction of the Country’s 5G Network

Kenya won’t cede to US pressure to ban Huawei from taking part in its fifth-generation network, 5G. Speaking about the issue, Joe Mucheru, the...
Rain CEO, Willem Roos and Shi Jilin, President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Product Line

Huawei and Rain Launch Africa’s First Standalone 5G Network

Huawei, in partnership with Rain, South Africa's data-only mobile network, has launched Africa's first standalone 5G (SA 5G) network. Unlike non-standalone 5G (NSA 5G),...
Samsung 6G Whitepaper

Samsung Envisions the Next Generation of Communications Technology, 6G

Samsung just published a white paper entitled “The Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All.” The white paper talks about Samsung’s vision for the next generation...
Huawei recently held its 5G+, Better World Summit

5G’s Impact on Global GDP over $7.5 trillion

Huawei recently held its 5G+, Better World Summit, where various operators and industry partners shared their experiences of how 5G applications can drive significant...
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Huawei’s Patents on 5G means the US will pay despite Trump’s ban – Report

Chinese tech giant Huawei owns most 5G patents than any other tech company, reveals a study done by two firms - GreyB Services Pte.,...

Tech for humanity: Preparing for the next phase

ICT has been critical to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and transforming society over the long term. But the key to progress is laying the...

Deloitte report highlights how 5G can help fight Coronavirus

5G can enhance the effectiveness of pandemic prevention and treatment, and drive the digital transformation of healthcare systems in response to major public emergencies,...

[Column] 5G security is all-important for governments

The 5G revolution is about to flip us from a society that “uses networks” to one that “runs on networks”. 5G will connect everyone...
Represenation of Mobile Networks, 3G, 4G and 5G

Commercial 5G Network Is Now Available In 24 Countries Around The Globe

Talking about the next generation of wireless technology, 5G, sparks excitement. 5G not only changes the network architecture but brings a big leap in...

Nokia Appoints New CEO After Missing Out On 5G

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri is stepping down after over six years as the face of the company, Nokia said on Monday. The company has...

Safaricom Will Consider Huawei To Build Its 5G Infrastructure

By now it's presumed that you are aware of 5G, the next generation of wireless technology that takes over 4G. In Kenya, we are...
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UK Allows Huawei To Take Part In The Country’s 5G Network Despite US Pressure

Contrary to what their close allies from the West wanted, Britain has given Huawei permission to take part in the country's 5G network. The...

Safaricom Reportedly Plans To Launch 5G In Nairobi This Week

Kenya’s largest telco Safaricom is reportedly planning to roll out 5G in some parts of the country. This is according to a report from...
Uganda's Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda(L) shakes hands with a robot that uses the 5G network during the 5G technology trial ceremony in Kampala, Capital of Uganda, Jan. 17, 2020

MTN Uganda Begins 5G Trials In Partnership With China’s ZTE

Last week on Friday, China's ZTE, together with MTN Uganda, officially began trials of the Standalone 5G network in the country. This makes Uganda...
Qjualcomm 4G chips

Qualcomm Announces Three New 4G Powered Mobile Processors For Non-5G folks

Towards the end of 2019, Qualcomm unveiled its next-gen chips that will power most of 2020s premium and high mid-range devices. They all supported...

Liquid Telecom Is launching First 5G Wholesale Roaming Network Service In SA

We are all excited about 5G and we are all looking forward to when it will be available to all consumers. 5G promises to...
Huawei Mate 30

Huawei Sold 6.9 Million 5G Devices In 2019

Huawei has announced its 5G smartphone sales for 2019. The Chinese tech giant said it managed to sell 6.9 million Huawei 5G devices in...

U.S. Government Officials Visit The U.K. To Push For Huawei 5G Ban

Every day brings with it a new Huawei story. Well, for today, the U.S. officials are mobilizing the U.K. to ban Huawei from participating...
Samsung Galaxy 5G phones

Samsung Shipped More Than 6.7 Million Galaxy 5G Devices In 2019

Samsung Electronics has announced that it shipped over 6.7 million 5G capable Galaxy Phones in 2019. The company, being among the early adopters of...

Vodafone Australia partners with Nokia to begin rollout of 5G services

Vodafone Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) has announced a new partnership with Nokia to roll out 5G services in Australia, the two companies said on Monday. Vodafone’s...

Huawei in talks with US telco Companies to license its 5G Business

A recent EXCLUSIVE story says Huawei is in early negotiations with US firms to license its 5G business to them. This is according to the...

Network operator rain commissions Africa’s first 5G network in South Africa

South African network operator rain is making 5G network available to its existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane. The operator announced...
Huawei CEO announces new Kirin 990

Huawei Unveils Kirin 990, a 5G Integrated Processor to Power Mate 30 Series

Recently Samsung announced the world's first 5G integrated SoC, Exynos 980. Following that suit, Huawei at IFA 2019 also announced their first 5G integrated...
Samsung Exynos 980

Samsung Launches Exynos 980 SoC Integrated with 5G

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Wednesday launched its first "first artificial intelligence mobile processor with an integrated 5G modem." Well, that is...

[Column] Potential of 5G in Africa

Africa is as capable of embracing the huge potential of this technology as the rest of the world, even within the limitations of existing...
Nokia 9 PureView Kenya

Nokia Will Launch Affordable 5G Phones in 2020

It is no secret that available 5G phones are so expensive. Look at the Huawei Mate 20X 5G, Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7...
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Huawei Founder says the UK won’t say no to them on 5G Rollout

Huawei Founder and Chief Executive officer Ren Zhengfei in an interview with Sky News stated that the UK “won’t say no to us” in...
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South Koreans are Adopting 5G at a Fast Rate, Subscribers Approaching 1.5 Million

South Korea has been on the upfront on the 5G launch with its first commercial use starting back on April 3rd. Sixty-nine days later...

Nokia showcases 5G potential in Nigeria, reiterates commitment to supporting operators and enterprises

Nokia has showcased how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria.  Nokia...
Huawei Chairman Liang Hua

Huawei Shipped 118 Million Smartphone Units in H1 2019, a 24% YoY Increase Despite...

Huawei's business has surprisingly continued to soar despite the Washington ban. The company recorded a 23.2% year-over-year profit in the first half of 2019...
Huawei Mate 20X 5G

Huawei’s First 5G Device Mate 20X 5G Officially Launched

Huawei has finally launched their first 5G powered phone, Huawei Mate 20X 5G. The 5G powered Mate 20X is identical to the regular Mate...

South African President Wants Huawei to Bring 5G in The Country

In a tussle that has been ongoing between Huawei and the United States government, the US has been insisting other countries should ban Huawei...

China Awards Key 5G Contracts to Huawei, Nokia, and Ericcson

5G is around the corner, and China the home of the world’s largest telecom operator in terms of subscribers is also preparing for the...
Huawei US 5G

Brazil has no plans of restricting Huawei from 5G network-Vice President

Huawei, since the US trade ban the company has faced some rejections in three countries so far in terms of their 5G equipment. New...

Huawei signs deal to develop 5G for Russian Telecoms

Amid the China-US trade war that has escalated to higher levels last month, Russian telecoms MTS has signed a deal with Huawei to develop...
MediaTek 5G SoC

MediaTek eyes a share of Qualcomm’s 5G chip glory with their new Integrated 5G...

5G technology - the next generation of wireless data connection has developed interests from tech companies. The race is already a dirty game with...

Nokia showcases a series of 5G technology demos in Nairobi

Nokia is hosting a series of Innovation Days in Nairobi to showcase how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as...
[Column] Great 5G runs on top of great 4G! So, who leads in 4G performance?

[Column] Great 5G runs on top of great 4G! So, who leads in 4G...

By Arne Schaelicke You cannot miss the excitement as the 5G race intensifies. And it is not just the operators who are so ambitious with...
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Africa’s Smartphone Market Sees First Growth Since 2015, IDC Report

Africa's smartphone market grew 2.3% in 2018 to total 88.2 million units, according to the latest figures announced by IDC.

rain and Nokia launch first commercial-ready 5G network in South Africa

South African operator rain and Nokia have announced the launch of the country’s first commercial-ready 5G network in Cape Town, following the deployment of...
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MWC 2019: LG unveils the LG V50 ThinQ 5G, alongside the new LG G8...

LG Electronics unveiled its newest G and V series flagship smartphones at the Mobile World Conference 2019 in Barcelona. The company introduced the LG...

[Column] Charting a new course for Africa’s economic prosperity

Imagine a world where the laws of business survival are being redefined and new competitive market models re-assembled with the advent of 4th industrial...
GSMA 2019 Mobile Gender Gap Report

The 2019 trends impacting mobile on the African continent

According to the GMSA Mobile Economy 2018 report for sub-Saharan Africa, mobile subscribers rose by 44% in 2017 and this was further bolstered by...

Nokia partners with rain to roll out 5G in South Africa

Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator rain in time for the operator to launch 5G services ahead of AfricaCom...

IT & Leadership: Deon Geyser – The 5G imperative

It has been just a decade since the mobile phone spread rapidly across Africa, leapfrogging the landline and bringing literacy, education and connectivity to...

NGMN Announces New Chairman and Board Members

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance - which drives and guides the development of future mobile broadband technology with strong focus on 5G...

Broadband Forum CEO on 5G: “What’s fixed got to do with it?”

The 28 billion devices expected to be connected to 5G will never achieve full functionality through wireless networks alone and must be backed by...

72 network operators across the globe already testing 5G

As mobile operators race to deliver next-generation services for subscribers and IoT connectivity, the pace of 5G field trials and deployments has rapidly accelerated...

Nokia to supply 5G equipment to NTT DOCOMO in support of launch of commercial...

Nokia has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest mobile operator, to supply 5G baseband products for aiming to deploy in a 5G...

CES Announces it has added 5G Keynote to CES 2018

Ahead of CES 2018, to be held from January 9-12 in Las Vegas, The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), owner and producer of CES®, today...

Major operators and vendors commit to promote unified global 5G standards

  Major telecommunication operators and vendors in the world have committed to a unified 5G ecosystem. The companies made the announcement at the Global 5G...

MediaTek and Nokia Collaborate to Enable First Wave of 5G Networks and Devices

MediaTek and Nokia have announced plans to collaborate on the design of a next-generation mobile communication system for 5G technology. The partnership bridges MediaTek's...

AT&T partners with Ericsson and Intel to begin First 5G trials this year

5G remains one of the most buzzed about topics in the wireless world right now. It is probably something most internet users are waiting...

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