Rain has launched a commercial 5G wireless home broadband service, becoming the first telecommunications operator in South Africa to do so.
All new Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold in South Africa will be fitted with a device that provides telematics and a Wi-Fi hotspot to which up to 15 users will be able to connect.
Nkosana Makate has revealed publicly for the first time that Vodacom offered him a settlement of R47-million during his latest compensation talks with the telecommunications giant.
MTN South Africa has shut down 53 base stations on a permanent basis due to “severe damage and vandalism”. Thirty-nine of these towers were in Tshwane and 15 in Johannesburg.
At least 500 Vodacom base stations in South Africa are targeted each month by criminal syndicates, with batteries and copper cables the main target, the company said on Thursday.
Vodacom said on Thursday that there is no reason to delay the licensing of 5G spectrum in South Africa, arguing that its urgent allocation is needed if South Africa is going to take advantage of the fourth Industrial Revolution.