Last week Thursday during his State of the Nation, president Ramaphosa dared to dream again. This time, dreaming about a smart city in Lanseria. CNBC Africa's Karabo Letlhatlha went to find out more about the president’s dreams, a smart and 5G ready city that will be a benchmark for green infrastructure on the continent and the world over.
In a conversation, MTN Group CFO, Ralph Mupita outlined telcos plans to roll out 5G as well as touch on matters that have been making headlines in the East African region. He caught up with CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi for more.
According to analyst reports, 5G will be entering into the market by 2020 with revenues reaching up to $672 billion. So far, investment into 5G could be the largest global capital outlay in telecommunications history. So how can investors and operators of 5G ensure returns for next generation of wireless network technology? Vino Govender an Executive for Strategy, Mergers, Acquisitions and Innovation at Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) joins CNBC Africa for more.
Artificial intelligence, 5G and the Fourth Industrial Revolution is presenting some interesting views and challenges of how human nature will mature and adapt to these evolutions. CEO of TransUnion Africa, Lee Naik has penned his take on 'Digital with a purpose'. He joins CNBC Africa to talk about his analysis of these trends for 2019.