CAPE TOWN – Nokia in partnership with mobile operator Rain are planning to launch a 5G site for the South African market.
The launch and rollout are well aligned with the government’s strategy to connect the unconnected and improve the lives of citizens in SA.
It also forms part of Rain’s main objective to provide affordable broadband internet to the masses in South Africa.
In an interview with Business Report, Deon Geyser and Joachim Wuilmet from Nokia discussed the importance of 5G and what advantages it can bring for the average consumer in SA.
Joachim Wuilmet, the Head of Customer Marketing at Nokia said, "If you look back at previous generations of cellular technology, 2G brought digital voice with SMS, 3G bought the first data experiences and 4G brought the mobile internet and this standard was designed with people's experience in mind