Tag: 5G

MTN South Africa Beats Safaricom to Record Fastest Mobile Internet Speeds on The Continent

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Mobile internet speeds are always a hot topic for discussion among consumers. Fast speeds are always better, but that always comes at a cost, because...

Safaricom, Nokia Successfully Complete Africa’s First 4G/5G Network Slicing

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Carrier Safaricom, alongside partners including Nokia, performed a pilot test for 4G and 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network slicing on the telco’s live...

Telkom Kenya’s 4G Expansion Targets the Coast, Will Cost USD 100M

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Kenya is one of the few countries that has done very well in terms of mobile internet connections. The telco industry is vibrant here...

Kenyan Team Picks Top Prize at the Huawei 6th Global ICT Competition

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A Kenyan team from Kenyatta University has won the first prize in the Innovation Category of the Huawei 6th Global ICT competition. The fair was held...

Nigeria To Join Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa in 5G Rollout

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MTN Nigeria in collaboration with Mafab Communications will oversee the 5G rollout in Nigeria. This exercise will kick off in August 2022 according to...

Big Step To 5G Commerical Launch As MediaTek, Nokia Switch On 5G Carrier Aggregation

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It is now official that chipmaker MediaTek, telecoms firm and mobile phone manufacturer Nokia, as well as STC are the first companies that have...
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OPPO Reno6 5G Can Now Access 5G in Kenya

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5G continues to remain elusive for some 5G branded smartphones in the country. One of the smartphones has been the OPPO Reno6 5G which...
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Kenya’s 3G/4G Network Coverage Now at 96%

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5G has been the talk of the town in the recent months since Safaricom began its trials across the country. But its predecessors are...
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vivo V23 5G To Launch in Kenya Later This Month

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5G devices are going mainstream in Kenya. Smartphone brand vivo is jumping on the trend with the slated launch of the vivo V23 5G...
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EXCLUSIVE: TECNO to Bring 5G-Powered Phantom, Camon Series and a Foldable This Year

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5G is quickly picking pace in Kenya. 5G-powered Samsung, OPPO and Apple smartphones are already in the market including the S21 FE, the Z...
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Infinix Zero 5G to Launch on Valentine’s Day

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Infinix Zero 5G will soon be hitting retail stores as Infinix is set to launch their first 5G smartphone later this month. Rumours and leaks...

Safaricom 5G Now Available At Yaya Centre

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5G is picking pace in the country and Safaricom, Kenya's leading telco is at the helm in terms of the rollout of its 5G...
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Infinix First 5G Smartphone to Run On MediaTek Dimensity 900 Processor

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5G is set to pick up pace in the country this year with Safaricom leading the way. The telco is planning to launch a...

MTN, Huawei Launch 5G Services in Zambia

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5G has only been a reserve for developed nations for some time now. Even where operators have launched the service commercially, 5G is yet to...

State of 5G in Kenya: What to Expect in 2022

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5G is going to be a hot topic come next year. Kenyan telcos and some smartphone manufacturers have made significant strides with 5G and...
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TECNO POVA 5G Specifications and Pricing in Kenya

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5G smartphone market is about to see new entrants. TECNO is planning to launch 5G phones next year and the TECNO POVA 5G will...
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TECNO POVA 5G Will Be the Company’s First 5G Phone

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Late last month, we reported that TECNO was planning to launch 5G smartphones. We now know which device will take the lead and it's...

MediaTek Believes Kenya Needs Many Affordable 5G Phones for 5G to Grow, But it Has a Plan

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Chip-maker MediaTek has grown substantially. A few years ago, the silicon was associated with low-performing phones and other home entertainment devices, but for the most...

You Can Now Test Safaricom 5G in Kisii, Amboseli as Carrier Adds Pilot Sites

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Safaricom announced the availability of 5G services in Q1 2021. At the time, the carrier said that ultra-fast connection was only available in select...

OPPO Kenya Keen On Taking Part in Kenya’s 5G Adoption with Reno6

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Kenya became the second country in Africa to roll out a commercial 5G network, which is set to improve customer experience with super high-speed...

Users Connect to Safaricom 5G Along Waiyaki Way as Telco Ramps Up Roll Out

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Safaricom started teasing 5G more than one year ago. The service has since gone live, but the development was more of an announcement than a...
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Only 8 Telcos Have Provisioned 5G Services in Africa

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To accelerate 5G in Africa, regulatory frameworks governing critical wireless backhaul spectrum E-band (70-80 GHz) needs to be put on the agenda swiftly. This...
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Despite Sanctions By The West, Huawei Leads 5G Innovations At The Just Concluded MWC

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Huawei underlined its innovative capabilities, walking away with several awards at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), which took place in Barcelona and online...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S, Note 10 5G Specifications and Price in Kenya

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Xiaomi is bringing the Note 10 5G and Note 10S to the country. These are the companies latest additions to the Note 10 series....

Safaricom 5G Launch Marks Telco’s Climate Action Compliance

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GSMA, also known as the Global System for Mobile Communications has released its first edition about the state of the industry on climate action. Titled...

Safaricom 5G Speed Tests, Supported Devices, and Data Plans

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Safaricom 5G is here. The service just went live today, having been in a test phase for the last couple of months. The now ended launch...

Safaricom 5G Launches This Week, Your Queries Answered

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5G is finally coming to Kenya. In the past on year, we had received credible hints that operator Safaricom was testing the service. 5G, which succeeds...

Huawei Details Its Technology Alignment With Sustainable Development Goals

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Technology holds significant benefits for humanity and digital technology can be an indispensable tool for helping the United Nations achieve its Sustainable Development Goals. This...

Huawei Bets on Key Architecture Index To Hasten 5G Applications

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Huawei held an online IP Gala meeting with its industry partners to introduce the Key Architecture Index (KAI) and share its applications. The conference was...

Airtel Kenya, Safaricom Say Spectrum Fees Are Too High

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Spectrum fees have always been very high in Kenya. The issue, however, is being revisited by operators who have since cited the high fees as...
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Airtel Selects Ericsson To Upgrade Its 4G Network, Makes It 5G Ready

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Airtel has today announced that they have selected the Swedish network provider Ericsson to modernize its 4G network in Kenya. The deal was signed in...
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Huawei 5G Network Goes Through GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme

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The scheme provides an industry-wide security assurance framework to facilitate improvements in security levels across the mobile industry.
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LTE Has Laid a Solid Foundation for the Future of 5G

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New numbers from GSA show that by the end of May 2020, 386 operators globally had announced they were investing in 5G, among which 81...

Kenya University Students Get a Grasp of 5G Technology in a 6-Day Training Session

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Huawei has been training students about 5G, the technology that will succeed LTE. The Kenyan branch of the Chinese corporation concluded a training of...
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UK Bans Use of Huawei’s 5G Equipment in a Monumental Policy U-Turn

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  The United Kingdom has today banned mobile providers from purchasing new Huawei 5G equipment. The UK's Digital Secretary, Oliver Dowden told the House of Commons...