Vodacom Launches Commercial 5G service in Lesotho

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Vodacom 5G Launch

Vodacom has announced the launch of standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho using 3.5GHz spectrum to initially deliver Fixed-Wireless Access broadband services to two enterprise customers in Lesotho.

Nokia and Vodacom to Conduct 5G Lab and Network Trial in South Africa

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Nokia and Vodacom have signed an agreement under which the companies will trial Nokia 5G technology to enable Vodacom to drive digitalization for the benefit of businesses and individuals in South Africa.

Vodacom Extends 4G LTE Service to Prepaid

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South Africa's Mobile service provider Vodacom has started to offer LTE services to all its customers.  Operator launched commercial LTE services in South Africa in October 2012.

Vodacom Selects Nokia Siemens Networks to Enable Voice & SMS Continuity with CSFB in LTE Network

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Liquid Net

South Africa’s telecom service provider, Vodacom has selected Nokia Siemens Networks’ Liquid Core to enable circuit switched fall-back (CSFB) functionality in its LTE network. This functionality allows LTE users to make and receive voice calls using either the GSM or 3G network while retaining the benefit of data services via LTE.

Vodacom Switches on LTE Network in South Africa

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Vodacom has launched commercial LTE services in South Africa. The service is initially available in Johannesburg, with other cities to follow in the near future. The LTE service will initially be accessible via approximately 70 base stations in Johannesburg. 

Improved mobile services, coverage for Vodacom Tanzania customers

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Dodoma, Tanzania – December 19, 2011 -- Vodacom Tanzania is modernizing its GSM and 3G networks nationwide to improve performance and capacity, providing more reliable,

Vodacom demonstrates LTE trial network

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Vodacom has launched its live LTE trial network in Midrand, first in Africa. Vodacom has fully integrated its LTE network with its current 3G/HSDPA network and uses the same spectrum.