Nokia and Safaricom trial Africa’s first 5G FWA network slicing
Nokia and Safaricom have trialled Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network slicing on a live 4G and 5G network in Africa.
Network slicing enables operators to divide their networks into multiple virtual slices that can be optimised for a specific application or service. Each slice can be given its own priority in addition to different levels of security.
The pioneering trial utilised a multi-vendor network environment and included RAN, transport, and core as well as software...