Liquid Telecom South Africa is launching a 5G wholesale network according to the company’s press statement released yesterday.
Available from early 2020 in all major South African cities, this latest fifth-generation of mobile Internet connectivity will enable wholesale operators to create innovative, ultra-fast, and scalable digital services for their customers.
Liquid Telecom will use its 3.5GHz spectrum to build the 5G network, according to Strive Masiyiwa. Liquid Telecom is one of several companies in South Africa that has spectrum suitable for 5G and previously said it has big plans to use this spectrum.
Currently, Rain is the only Telcos company with active 5G network across a few cities in South Africa.