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TECHNOLOGY: African countries racing for 5G rollout despite 4G connectivity concerns.

TECHNOLOGY: African countries racing for 5G rollout despite 4G connectivity concerns.

AFRICA, TECHNOLOGY
African countries are rushing to launch 5G networks as evidenced by recent reports that Uganda and Kenya are almost ready with their 5G rollout. Safaricom, the biggest telecoms operator in Kenya was spotted testing 5G in Nairobi and reports can confirm that they have already approached the Kenyan communications authority on the matter. Africa’s big economies are all rushing to get 5G working ahead of their competitors. South Africa, Nigeria, and Egypt are all working on plans to launch 5G communications within the first quarter of 2020. Uganda seems to have joined this group of elite African nations. MTN Uganda is said to be working with Chinese giant ZTE to establish a standalone 5G network in the country. These reports may show a lot of progress among African nations b...