South African regulator opens up 6 GHz Wi-Fi spectrum
The lower 6GHz frequency band offers several benefits and a much-needed boost for Wi-Fi services.Staff Writer
South African telcos demand tax relief as power cuts bite
Mobile operators have suggested several steps the government can take to mitigate the effects of power cuts on the sector and economy.
Former ICASA exec joins MultiChoice Africa
Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng has been appointed as Corporate Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Group Executive.
MTN recruits ICASA’s Willington Ngwepe
Operator appoints Ngwepe to serve in newly created position as Chief of Staff in Group CEO’s office.
SA's overdue spectrum auction to ‘unlock’ digital economy
Parliament’s portfolio committee chairperson lauds the economic prospects of the spectrum auction, as ICASA readies to finally unleash new spectrum.
Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021
Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.
SA's telco industry warns government to release spectrum fairly
Authorities urged to open country’s spectrum to new completion, MNVOs and investment.
SA’s lower data costs a boon for mobile gaming says Ekasi Esports
Global gaming industry has exploded under lockdown when it was already the third most popular entertainment genre in the world after books and gambling, according to Ekasi Esports.
EXCLUSIVE: Spectrum auction: A shot in the arm for SA telecoms
The auction of telecom spectrum in South Africa this year will significantly improve cell phone connectivity and continue to drive data prices down says Valde Ferradaz, CEO of Ignition Telecoms and head of its subsidiary, MVN-X.
Vodacom Tanzania preps to pay out M-Pesa customers
Mobile operator announces dividend payment to subscribers of the service over the past year.
MTN debunks 5G link to COVID-19
The telco says 5G mobile tech has undergone extensive research, with numerous studies finding it has no negative impact on the environment or people.
KaiOS to roll out its first open market device in SA
The digital device and services firm has partnered with retailer Cash Crusaders to make the 3G smart feature phone available.