South Africa’s first 5G network is now live in parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane – here’s what you’ll pay

2019-09-18 12:11

Rain says its 5G network will have speeds around 200 Mbps, compared to the roughly 40 Mbps people can expect on similarly-priced fibre lines.

Australia snubbed Huawei and completed its undersea cable project to bring high-speed internet to Pacific Islands

2019-09-01 14:40

Australia agreed to pay for the majority of the $92.5 million infrastructure project in 2018 after China's Huawei had expressed an interest.

It looks like Apple is ready to enter the 5G arms race, which is great news if you run a business from an iPhone

2019-08-23 12:14

Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple will release three new iPhones in the second half of 2020 that will be powered by 5G.

IT forum: Spectrum should benefit start-ups first

2019-08-03 11:57

The Black IT Forum has urged government to prioritise small, medium and micro enterprises over multibillion-rand corporations in the roll out high-speed spectrum in the country.

WATCH: What is 5G? A look at the new technology coming our way

2019-07-07 15:05

The era of 5G is upon the UK, with faster speeds not only expected to transform everyday smartphones but also everything from virtual reality to healthcare.

Apple is expected to release its first 5G iPhone next year. Here's everything we've heard about it so far.

2019-06-24 16:40

Apple's new iPhones in 2020 are rumored to be the first with support for 5G connectivity, a more advanced 3D camera and other benefits.

5G wireless networks could interfere with weather forecasts

2019-06-02 11:27

5G wireless networks could interfere with technology that uses satellites to make accurate weather forecasts.

Trump moves to curb Huawei as trade war with China escalates

2019-05-16 08:44

Donald Trump ratcheted up his battle with China for dominance of 5G technology networks, moving to curb Huawei’s access to the US market and American suppliers.

Battle for 5G networks pushes Nokia to loss, shares slump

2019-04-25 21:02

Wireless equipment maker Nokia Oyj has reported an unexpected quarterly loss as it took an early hit in the battle to supply the next generation of mobile networks.

Apple's blockbuster legal settlement paves the way for a 5G iPhone

2019-04-17 12:08

Apple reached a settlement with Qualcomm on Tuesday, resolving the companies' longstanding legal dispute. That could see a new phone from Apple.


Eco-friendly phone companies brace for 5G’s energy bill

2019-09-16 20:08

The next generation of telecommunications technology could be the key to ending years of stagnation in the industry. But it’s also set to create a difficult dilemma for European phone companies.

WATCH: What is 5G? A look at the new technology coming our way

2019-08-27 21:44

The era of 5G is coming, with faster speeds not only expected to transform everyday smartphones but also everything from virtual reality to healthcare.

How 5G will banish awkward video conference calls when you're out of the office, and cut your commute time

2019-08-05 16:45

5G should also cut your commute time by allowing cars to talk to each other and with traffic lights in newly connected 'smart cities.'

Sony is reportedly making a foldable smartphone, suggesting folding screen technology might not be a passing trend

2019-07-09 08:57

Foldable smartphones are off to a rocky start, but the biggest tech companies in the world are dedicated to make them happen.

Vodafone 5G network opens new front in Britain’s wireless wars

2019-07-03 18:52

Vodafone will switch on the UK’s second 5G wireless network on Wednesday, kicking off a commercial battle with dominant rival EE that could shape a decade of sales.

The tech cold war just got a lot more intense after Russia signed a deal to build 5G internet with Huawei

2019-06-07 14:23

Russian mobile network provider MTS and Huawei signed the deal as their countries lauded closer ties, and the US amps up its attacks on Beijing.

Huawei slams Trump’s 'unreasonable' ban

2019-05-16 13:33

Huawei slammed the US over "unreasonable restrictions" on its technology, which it says infringes on Huawei's rights.

Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain

2019-05-06 09:12

5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.

The UK will ignore US pressure to ban Huawei from its 5G network, 2 months before Trump's state visit

2019-04-25 19:18

Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly gave the order on Tuesday, although other ministers pushed for a complete ban on Huawei 5G kit.

WATCH: The 5G revolution explained

2019-03-22 04:30

Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology. Germany launches its auction on Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding China.

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