Vodacom South Africa launches live 5G network in Northern Cape province

Tuesday 7 September 2021 | 10:34 CET | News
Vodacom Central Region has switched on the first live 5G mobile network in Kimberly, Northern Cape province. Vodacom switched on South Africa's first live 5G mobile network in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town in May 2020. This network supports both mobile and fixed wireless services and is currently available in Free State, Gauteng, Western Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal provinces.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ICASA / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Vodacom South Africa revamps Red products

Published 07 Oct 2021 14:54 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa is revamping its Red product line-up and has partnered with many top companies to offer bonuses to Red ...

Vodacom installs 3 more solar-powered sites in South Africa to cut carbon emissions

Published 13 Sep 2021 11:16 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa has installed solar-powered sites in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein. It has invested over ZAR 8 ...

Vodacom runs school agriculture scheme in Eastern Cape

Published 13 Sep 2021 11:08 CET | South Africa
Vodacom Eastern Cape Region has partnered the Eastern Cape Department of Education and Department of Rural Development and ...

Vodacom and MTN aim to sort out spectrum auction dispute with ICASA

Published 07 Sep 2021 10:31 CET | South Africa
South African operators Vodacom and MTN are trying to settle a wireless spectrum auction dispute with the Independent ...

Vodacom launches 5G network in Bloemfontein

Published 02 Sep 2021 11:02 CET | South Africa
Vodacom Central Region has switched on a 5G mobile network in Mangaung Municipal District, which governs Bloemfontein and ...

Vodacom Limpopo Region launches 5G network in Polokwane

Published 28 Jul 2021 10:50 CET | South Africa
Vodacom Limpopo Region has switched on its 5G mobile network in Polokwane, with more deployments planned in other major municipal ...

Vodacom South Africa revenue rises 13% in Q1 to June

Published 23 Jul 2021 09:23 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa's revenue increased by 13.2 percent to ZAR 19.53 billion in the first quarter ended 30 June compared with ...