G whiz, it’s finally here: Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town get 5G

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G whiz, it’s finally here: Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town get 5G

Vodacom rolls out next the generation in wireless data tech promising zippier internet and better service

Mudiwa Gavaza

New spectrum given to mobile operators in April is starting to bear fruit as SA’s largest network operator launched 5G services in three cities on Monday. 

Vodacom said it had switched on “Africa’s first live 5G mobile network” in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

From Monday, Vodacom customers with 5G-enabled devices, and within a 5G coverage area, will be able to access the next generation in wireless data technology, which allows faster internet speeds and better service. ..

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