Tag: 5g

Spectrum Auction

Spectrum Auctions and how they work.

Telecommunication companies cannot operate as they please, in fact each network operator needs a designated frequency, supplied to them by the government, so they can offer network services to their customers. As a result, telecommunication companies need a license from ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) to use designated frequencies. Furthermore, these frequencies get bought at…
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5G Speed and Surveillance

5G and the evolution of mobile internet connection

One can only imagine the technological possibilities of 5G when understanding the history leading up to its deployment. So, let’s dive into the evolution of mobile network connectivity to appreciate the power 5G offers in a modern-day world. The first generation First generation (1G) mobile internet got introduced in Japan in 1979 by Nippon Telegraph and…
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