Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator rain. The launch and subsequent rollout are well aligned with the government’s strategy to connect the unconnected and improve the lives of citizens, and match rain’s main objective to provide affordable broadband internet to the masses in South Africa.
AfricaCom 2018 is considered as a milestone event for Nokia. In this year’s edition, the company is displaying its effortless, simple, and dependable technologies that are going to shape the future of technology through transforming human experiences. Nokia is present at AfricaCom 2018 in Cape Town from 13 – 15 November 2018 and ready to discuss any topic visitors are interested in as well as to demonstrate their latest innovative products, solutions, and services.
Huawei Marine and PCCW Global announced that the submarine cable used in the MARS project has landed on Rodrigues Island, an outer island that forms part of Mauritius. The MARS project is the first submarine cable system to connect the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues.
Ericsson is showcasing its digital transformation and innovation solutions to propel Africa towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution at AfricaCom 2018, held at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) from November 13 to November 15, 2018.
MTN South Africa and Ericsson have announced the first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa starting with a fixed wireless access site at technology company Netstar’s headquarters in Midrand.
Chinese colossus Huawei announced that it is building a data center in Johannesburg, South Africa in order to offer its cloud services in the country. Further details will be disclosed during AfricaCom 2018 which will be held in Cape Town on November 13-15.
It is of a huge interest for the multinational ICT firm Huawei to be present at AfricaCom 2018 taking place in Cape Town, South Africa as it is proving that, in addition to its expertise in the smartphones’ market, it is also focusing on Cloud. Huawei is officially launching at the event its public cloud data center in Africa located in Johannesburg - with no further information about the exact site location and operation date. It is also giving many presentations regarding digital technology such as IoT, mobile video innovation, and the development of smart cities
Huawei’s mobile payment system Huawei Pay which is operational in some European markets and in China is set to launch in South Africa in 2019. Akhram Mohamed, Huawei South Africa’s CTO confirmed the date during the launch of Huawei Mate 20 Pro in Kyalami.
InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, is launching its record-breaking spectral efficiency solution to the African market for the first time at this year’s AfricaCom, to be held from November 13th to 15th.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has witnessed the ceremony of signing a cooperation protocol between the National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), affiliated to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and Huawei Technologies- Egypt, to train 100 fresh graduate engineers on the latest ICT technologies, related to the Fourth Generation (4G) technologies and Long Term Evolution (LTE), which is one of the latest standards of wireless communication in the world. Graduates are to be granted accredited certification from the international company Huawei.