Safaricom Launches East Africa’s First 5G Network in Kenya

Safaricom yesterday launched its 5G network in Kenya. With this move, Safaricom becomes the first Telco to bring 5G to the masses. Arguably, this also makes them the first in East Africa. This is because last year, MTN Uganda in partnership with Chinese ZTE announced trials for 5G in that country. Unlike MTN Uganda, Safaricom’s 5G is ready and open to use in certain locations already provided you have the right equipment. With this new mobile network generation, Safaricom is partnering with both Finnish Company Nokia and Chinese Company Huawei…

Apple announces iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini: A new era for iPhone with 5G

This article is originally posted on monitor.co.ug Apple joined the move to 5G on Tuesday, unveiling four new iPhones which use the new standard in what could be a turning point for the high-speed wireless technology. “Today is the beginning of a new era for iPhone,” Apple chief executive Tim Cook said during a streamed launch event from the company’s headquarters in California. This is a huge moment for all of us. And we’re really excited. 5G will bring a new level of performance for downloads and uploads, higher quality video…