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5G set for rapid global adoption: new report

There will be more than a billion 5G subscriptions by the end of 2023 – just over five years from now – accounting for 12% of all mobile subscriptions, according to a new report from Ericsson. The company’s latest

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Vodacom to show off 5G at the races

It’s all rather academic at this stage, but Vodacom – like rival MTN – is keen to show off the capabilities of 5G wireless broadband technology. The company will use the upcoming Durban July to showcase the capabilities

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First 5G devices will be hotspots, not phones

The US’s two biggest mobile network operators, AT&T and Verizon Communications, have conceding that phones won’t be available in time for the launch of fifth-generation mobile service this year, plan instead

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5G makes debut at Winter Olympics

The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea’s wild boars. That’s because 5G, the fifth-generation wireless network, is making its worldwide debut at the Winter Olympics

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US said to mull single network for 5G

The US is in talks with private companies to build a secure 5G network amid concerns about China and cybersecurity, said two administration officials familiar with the plans.Talks are preliminary, and key decisions over funding

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MTN launches 5G trial, gets over 20Gbit/s

MTN has launched the first 5G trial in South Africa – and in the broader Africa – in partnership with networking equipment vendor Ericsson. Last November, the operator’s principal rival, Vodacom, said it would launch a 5G trial in

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MTN promises 5G trial in SA early next year

Two days after Vodacom said it would begin trialling 5G services in South Africa on a limited basis, MTN has also jumped on the bandwagon, saying in a statement on Thursday morning that it has signed a memorandum of understanding

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