09 April 2020
Philadelphia-metro’s Glen Mills School has yet to receive its first patients during the Covid-19 crisis, but those working and recuperating at the site will have an essential service to assist in care thanks to the high-speed network access made available by Pennsylvania's Rajant Corporation and state senator Tom Killion.
“Robust data service is critical to providing timely and effective care,” said Tim Boyce, director of emergency services for Delaware County, which has responsibility for coordinating the build-out of the 85,000 square foot facility. “Rajant’s contribution of its Kinetic Mesh solution and its installation ensures the nurses, doctors, and techs who will be treating patients will be able to use the technology to which they’ve become accustomed to deliver care.”Find out more
06 April 2020
Korean operator SK Telecom said it has managed the world’s first standalone 5G data session on a multi-vendor commercial 5G network, with help from Ericsson and Samsung.
SK applied standalone new radio (NR) software to its existing non-standalone (NSA) 5G base stations, and completed multi-vendor interoperability between network equipment of the two vendors.
The operator has also applied key 5G technologies such as network slicing and mobile edge computing (MEC) to its standalone 5G network.Find out more
30 March 2020
PCCW Global and PEACE Cable International Network have partnered to extend the Pakistan East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system to southern Africa.
The PEACE South extension will boost bandwidth and have an important impact on connectivity from its current African landing point in Mombasa, Kenya, all the way to South Africa. This will open new Southern African Development Community (SADC) and east African markets to cable partners.
PEACE South will also provide alternative routes for existing systems, connecting southern Africa to Europe and Asia with newer, faster high-bandwidth technology and assisting the region to improve internet usage and reduce the cost of connectivity.Find out more
30 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a number of key African events to be postponed or cancelled for 2020. See below to find out the latest. African Wireless Communications will upate this page the minute we receive more information, so stay tuned.
East Africa Com will take place in Nairobi, Kenya 14-15 September 2020
West Africa Com will take place in Dakar, Senegal 30 September – 1 October 2020
5G – Next Digital Revolution will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa 7-8 October 2020
Digital Infra Africa will now take place in Cape Town, South Africa 4-6 November 2020Find out more