Tag: 5G

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Infinix Hot 30 5G Officially Announced

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The Infinix Hot 30 series is gaining a new member - the Infinix Hot 30 5G, which has just been announced. The 5G variant...
Airtel 5G Network

Where to Pick Airtel 5G Network in Nairobi

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Airtel Kenya becomes the second operator in the country to launch 5G services with over 370 active sites. Airtel, Kenya's second largest telco operator, has...
Airtel 5G Network

Airtel 5G Network Officially Launched in Kenya, Rolls Out To 16 Counties

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Kenya will now have a second operator bringing 5G to its subscribers. Airtel, the country's second largest network has officially launched its 5G network....
Number of Kenyans on 5G

About 400K Kenyans now on 5G as Desire for Fast Internet Grows 

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According to data from the Communications Authority 5G, is now in 21 counties across Kenya. In total during Q3 of FY22/ the total mobile...
European Commission Ban Huawei responds

Huawei Protests European Commission Ban

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The European Commission released a statement urging member states to ban Huawei from 5G networks. The European Commission claimed Huawei and ZTE represent higher...
Safaricom 5G Network Signal

Safaricom Has Close to 500K Users on 5G, Expands to 28 Towns in Kenya

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By the time 2022 was ending, we had close to 300,000 users on Safaricom's 5G network. In the past few months, Kenya's leading telco...
Safaricom 5G

Safaricom 5G Expands to Kinoo 87

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Safaricom remains unmatched when it comes to rolling out new technologies for the benefit of its tens of millions of customers. It was the...
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State of 5G in Africa: Progress So Far

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In early 2020, Safaricom was spotted testing 5G network in partnership with tech giant Huawei. Kenya's largest telco has probably been testing 5G since...

Differences Between Safaricom Home Fibre, 4G Wi-Fi and 5G Wi-Fi

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Safaricom offers a lot of internet products. It keeps churning out new ones for its customers, and in late 2022, it launched 5G services...
Safaricom 5G on the Vivo V25 5G

Safaricom Announces 5G Data Packages Starting from KES 1000

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Safaricom has announced the availability of 5G mobile data packages. It's worth noting that the plans have been available for a while, but the...

Safaricom Expands 5G Coverage, With Updated 5G Packages

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Update: 5G mobile data packages have been announced by the telco. Keep reading... Back in September 2022, Safaricom commercially launched 5G services. 5G networks can...

Airtel Confirms 5G Roll Out in Kenya

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Back in 2021, we learned that Airtel Kenya had entered the 5G race after the telco reported it had upgraded some of its sites...
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How Mediatek is Working With Kenya Partners to Boost 5G Coverage

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5G is driving conversations in different markets now, especially in Kenya where telco Safaricom has launched the service for consumers in select places in...
MySafaricom App Adds 5G Home Internet Management Feature

MySafaricom App Adds 5G Home Internet Management Feature

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Safaricom has added a new feature to its MySafaricom app that allows 5G Wi-Fi customers to manage their subscriptions. This complements the app's existing...

How to Access 5G on Your iPhone in Kenya

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5G is increasingly becoming more accessible to more regions and more phones in the country with the nation's biggest telco, Safaricom leading the way. When...

MediaTek Dimensity 9000 with Support of Up to 320MP Cameras Arrives in East Africa

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Chipmaker MediaTek has been having a good period in terms of market presence and sales. It prides itself as the leading chip provider in...

iPhones Can Now Access Safaricom 5G Services

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Safaricom launched 5G services just a couple of days ago. However, availability is limited to select places, and you need to have a compatible...
Samsung Galaxy A33 5G vs TECNO Camon 19 Pro vs OPPO A96

Best Affordable 5G Smartphones Under 35K In Kenya

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Safaricom has gone big on 5G today with three important announcements. The telco became the first in the country to commercially roll out its...
5G Smartphones in Kenya - OPPO Reno8 5G(left) and Infinix Zero Ultra(right)

Best 5G Smartphones To Buy in Kenya

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5G is now official in the country - at least Safaricom 5G. The company has commercially rolled it out today while also announcing the...
Safaricom 5G on Infinix Zero Ultra

Safaricom 5G is Official, Here is Where You Can Access It

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Safaricom has today announced the availability of 5G in Kenya. The announcement comes after years of testing. The first time that the telco revealed...
Safaricom 5G on the Vivo V25 5G

Why Safaricom Has Slowed Down on 5G Roll-out

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Back in early 2021, Safaricom announced the availability of its 5G services. At that time, there were a few test sites in Nairobi, Kisumu...

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 5G

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...
OPPO Reno6 5G Review

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...
Huawei Y6s Selfie Camera

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...
vivo V23 5G

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...
TECNO 5G Smartphones

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...
Infinix Zero 5G

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...
Infinix Zero 5G

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...

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