Apr 19, 2018

Vodacom achieves over 80% 4G coverage

The JSE-listed group claims it is the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G.

Apr 13, 2018

SA's mobile Internet users place trust in browsers

One third of the Internet users believe a mobile browser offers more privacy features than a standalone social media app.

Apr 13, 2018

Huawei introduces premium service option for P20 users

The Huawei Diamond VIP Service for the P20 Pro includes a two-year warranty for the devices, and other device repair offerings.


Hisense SA adds three new Infinity smartphones

The H11, F24 and E7 models feature small bezels, with more that 80% screen-to-body ratio, 2.5D glass displays and 5.99" screens with 18:9 aspect ratio.

Mar 19, 2018

Honor phones arrive in SA

Huawei's e-commerce brand officially launches two smartphone models, which will be available on Takealot.com.


Africa's smartphone market sees 6.4% decline QOQ

Despite indicting a strong performance in the region's biggest markets, Africa's smartphone market for 4Q2017 saw an 18% year-on-year decline.


Refurbished smartphones outpace new phone market

The low growth of the new smartphone market in 2017 can be partially attributed to the growth of the refurbished market.


Apple remains major adopter of 3D sensing

Technical barriers in 3D sensing module production will lead to delayed adoption by Android phones, says TrendForce.

Feb 26, 2018

Worldwide sales of smartphones record first-ever decline

Huawei and Xiaomi were the only smartphone vendors to achieve year-on-year unit growth in Q4 of 2017.

Feb 5, 2018

Telkom promises faster network

The operator has successfully concluded testing using an advanced multiple antenna system, called Massive MIMO, which promises much faster 4G speeds and a step towards 5G.


Apple leads global smartphone market

Apple captured first place with 19% global market share, nudging Samsung into second position.