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Interview with Iskratel: 5G for industry - inside the smart factory

A consensus has emerged that the industrial sectors will present the greatest opportunity for telcos when it comes to monetising 5G. Within the multitude of sectors in which 5G is developing, manufacturing - specifically smart factories - has become particularly popular. Industry Analyst and RMA Managing Director, Guy Redmill, talks to Iskratel about emerging 5G use cases in the smart factory and the roles telcos are adopting.

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Connectivity will be key to managing and minimising COVID-19 in Africa

Africa is still to feel the full force of coronavirus, but it’s a ticking timebomb. At the time of writing, the continent now has 158,000 cases, with deaths from COVID-19 surpassing the 4,500 mark. But this has surged from around 30,000 cases and 1,00 deaths in late April, highlighting the need for rapid action. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that Africa could see 10 million cases within the next three to six months.

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