Posts tagged as 5G

Vodacom and MTN share best mobile network award

At the annual MyBroadband Conference and Expo held at Gallagher Estate on 18 October, Vodacom and MTN were jointly presented with the award for best mobile network. This does not come as a surprise as both networks have been claiming this title in their marketing efforts. Earlier this year the two networks clashed at the […]

Government urged to merge DTPS and DoC

Delivering the keynote address the FTTX annual conference in Durban, FTTX Council president, Andile Ngcaba told the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal services that government should merge the Department of Telecommunications and Postal services (DTPS) and the Department of Communications (DOC) back into one department. He addressed his remarks directly to Dr Cwele who was […]

5G networks have a paramount role in autonomous vehicle connectivity

5G networks may be as much as ten times more efficient than 4G networks and that presents a great opportunity for communication service providers (CSP) to participate in safety design of autonomous vehicles (AV) at an early stage. According to Gartner, with this new level of network capability, CSPs can secure future market opportunities with […]

Emerging technology: The zero-touch network

While the concept of the zero-touch network has been around for several years, there is no clear definition of the term. One suggested definition is: “A network that, over time, automatically ensures high availability, reliability, and efficiency of its services delivery.” The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) describes a zero-touch network as a management system […]