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.
Mar 8, 2022
Ericsson Mobility report
Jun 18, 2021
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.
May 7, 2021
SA's telco industry warns government to release spectrum fairly
Authorities urged to open country’s spectrum to new completion, MNVOs and investment.
Apr 15, 2021
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.
Feb 4, 2021
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.
Feb 2, 2021
Vodacom Tanzania preps to pay out M-Pesa customers
Mobile operator announces dividend payment to subscribers of the service over the past year.
Jan 18, 2021
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.
Nov 23, 2020
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.
Sep 28, 2020
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
Jul 30, 2020
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.
Jul 23, 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.
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.
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