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Apr 26, 2018

How Comsol re-connected emergency teams #KnysnaFires

In June 2017 the quiet Southern Cape coastal town of Knysna was set ablaze, as searing temperatures, strong winds and extremely dry conditions ignited deadly fires that rolled through the local bush.

Vodacom achieves over 80% 4G coverage

Apr 19, 2018

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

SA's mobile Internet users place trust in browsers

Apr 13, 2018

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

Huawei introduces premium service option for P20 users

Apr 13, 2018

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

Honor phones arrive in SA

Mar 19, 2018

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.

Worldwide sales of smartphones record first-ever decline

Feb 26, 2018

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

Telkom promises faster network

Feb 5, 2018

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.

Device shipments to increase by 2.1% in 2018

Jan 29, 2018

The mobile phone and premium ultra-mobile market will drive overall growth of device shipments, says Gartner.

eSIM expected to end international roaming

Jan 22, 2018

Roaming has between three to five years before extinction.