Can Africa’s networks cope with COVID-19 demand?

Changing patterns in network traffic as markets gripped by lockdown measures details Ericsson webinar.

‘Network infrastructure critical during COVID-19’

Ericsson CEO says network quality is a powerful way to drive lower churn rate and increase ARPU.

The million dollar question about 5G

5G will give operators the opportunity to evolve their position in the value chain says Murat Sahinoglu, Head of Solution Area Business support systems (BSS) at Ericsson Middle East and Africa.
Apr 29, 2020

Has lockdown helped South Africa cement its spectrum strategy?

Temporary spectrum allocation should make transition to more permanent scenario easier, according to Ericsson executive.
Apr 6, 2020

Is ICT technology keeping its promise as pandemic hits the world?

Today we are living a new reality the quality of mobile networks is proven to be of greater importance says Roula Tayan, Head of IT at Ericsson Middle East.

The road ahead: Leveraging network performance to address growth opportunities

Improved network performance paves the way for sophisticated policy control, traffic categorisation and quality-of-service delivery to flexibly respond to opportunities says Nicolas Blixell, Vice President, Ericsson Middle East and Africa.
Jan 28, 2020

Cameroon FinTech start-up leads in MTN hackathon

College Plan will now compete in final of the MoMo Developer challenge in Sweden.
May 16, 2019

Egypt's Etisalat Misr budgets US$167-million for network upgrade

Modernisation project to facilitate 4G growth, 5G plans and IOT roll out.
Mar 1, 2019

MWC: Only 2% of MEA mobile subs will be 5G in 2024

Ericsson's new Middle East and Africa Mobility Report predicts the region will have 30 million 5G subscribers by 2024.
Jan 8, 2018

MTN calls on SA govt to release spectrum

Follows operator's announcement of "the first 5G tech and applications trial in Africa" in conjunction with Ericsson.