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.Admire Moyo
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.
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.
New report says measured spectrum allocation key to digital economy
The allocation of spectrum is an opportunity to utilise communications tech for economic development for the country as a whole, says a World Wide Worx study
SA govt urges investment as it preps to exploit digital resources
Country’s Communications Minister details progress, urges global investment at Huawei Better World Summit 2020.
Vodacom capitalises on increased mobile, fixed traffic in South Africa
Group revenue up by 5.6 (1.3% normalised growth) for quarter ended 30 June 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.
Criminals exploit crucial COVID-19 SMSes to commit fraud
WASPA advises SA’s mobile users to exercise caution and their own common sense when receiving messages on their mobiles related to the virus.