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Telkom launches 5G FWA in Johannesburg

1 Nov 2022

Telkom South Africa has launched a 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) network in Johannesburg (South Africa), in cooperation with Huawei. The network currently has 123 5G base stations in operation, located in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), Eastern Cape and Western Cape. Lunga Siyo, Telkom’s CEO of Consumer and Business, said: ‘The 5G network supplements our current connectivity ecosystem, offering a diversity of connectivity solutions and improved network responsiveness.’ Huawei is providing Telkom with both equipment and support to manage the 5G rollout, Siyo highlighted.

South Africa, Huawei Technologies, Telkom South Africa

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