5G in Africa

North Africa Has Become The Conquering Grounds For Huawei’s African 5G Business

By  |  July 23, 2020

The Trump-led American government maintains its chokehold on Huawei, campaigning for other European markets to slam the door on the Chinese tech firm's 5G offerings. While the propaganda may be working in places like France, Canada and Germany, it is likely that the network equipment maker will conquer the 5G market of North Africa.

Huawei is responsible for Africa's first commercial fifth-generation connection, which started Rain in South Africa, and on to Lesotho. Ericsson, its biggest rival has also gained foothold in the continent, building MTN South Africa and Telma Madagascar's versions of the connectivity.

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