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Eskom, Connectivity and the Rollout of 5G in South Africa Photo by Matthew Brodeur on Unsplash The much hyped industry 5G, IOT, Fourth Industrial Revolution Utopia depends entirely on connectivity. Almost all 4IR technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robots, self-driving cars, augmented reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT), require high-speed, always-on Internet connections. 5G will only work in places...
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Vodacom and MTN are still waiting on ICASA to assign radio frequency spectrum for 5G networks. Rain is the only company in South Africa to have launched its 5G commercial network ( February 2019). They were able to launch the 5G service in Johannesburg by using the 3.6 GHz spectrum already licensed to them. Rain spokesperson...
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  The Electronic Communications Amendment Bill 2018 has been withdrawn by the Minister by way of a letter addressed to the Portfolio Committee for Telecommunications and Postal Services, with the decision confirmed at the Committee’s meeting on 12 February 2019. Letter-to-Portfolio-Committee-Chair-12-February-2019 Comments by the Western Cape Government: WCG-ECA-Amendment-Bill-B31-2018_Comments Source: Notes by EMFSA:    
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