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After the Safaricom launch in Kenya, what next for 5G in Africa?

Commercial 5G networks have been rolled out in Kenya and South Africa and are being tested elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, but wide deployment appears to be a few years away. Enterprise systems such as IoT are likely to be on the vanguard of initial applications.
Wireless telecommunications tower emanating concentric waves of transmission.
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