Rain starts providing 5G in Cape Town

Monday 20 July 2020 | 10:18 CET | News
South African operator Rain has announced that it has rolled out its 5G service in Cape Town, after a launch of the service in Gauteng in 2019, Mybroadband reported. Rain said its 5G offering would start in Cape Town on 18 July, adding that it now offers the widest 5G coverage in the country. The company will offer its Standard and Premium Unlimited 5G packages in Cape Town at ZAR 699 and ZAR 999 per month respectively. 

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