Management Information Systems – The Impact Of 5G Technologies: A Case of Africa

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJAR.2014.08.04.Art002

Authors : Josephine Shailemo


The study embarked on the management of information systems, what it is all about as well as the impact of fifth generation (5G) technologies, the advantages and disadvantages, and the countries that roll out 5G technologies in Africa. The study was done in some African countries, specifically South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, and Nigeria. The study employed a survey research design and used a case study approach. Primary data were collected from the mentioned countries. Respondents were companies and few randomly identified individuals. The study identifies the advantages as well as disadvantages of 5G technologies. The study results show that most African countries are still to invest in 5G technologies and those that are using them are yet to bear heavy costs.

Keywords: Africa, Management Information Systems, 5G, Technologies.


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