Posts tagged as 5G

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 […]

First 5G field trial switched on in SA

MTN has taken the lead in trialling 5G and is the first company in Africa to switch on a 5G field trial with the Huawei E2E Solution in Hatfield, Pretoria in early May 2018. This follows the first indoor trial launched at MTN’s 14th Avenue campus in early January, which the company is piloting with […]

Developing value-added IoT solutions

The internet of things (IoT) has passed its peak hype and is dictating how different sectors of the economy will operate in the not-so-distant future. The question is no longer whether industries will adopt IoT or not, but how rapidly they are wiling to digitise. The increasing demands for digitisation by a variety of industries […]