Mobile Business

Analysts predict tough time for Google’s Pixel 4 in SA

For the new Google phone to succeed in a price-conscious market like SA, it would need to be top-notch in its specs and priced more aggressively.


SA now hub of ‘true’ African smartphone

Analysts weigh in on the benefits of a local smartphone manufacturing plant, advising the Mara Group to have a long-term plan to successfully compete in SA.


BA Summit 2019 drives need for business analysts

DVT sponsored the conference and developed the conference's mobile events app for delegates.


MTN employees demand answers over R4.3bn BEE deal

A group of employees takes the mobile operator to court, alleging the empowerment transaction remains “incomplete and suspect”.


Google unboxes flagship Pixel 4 smartphone

The Internet search giant unveils the Pixel 4 smartphone powered by Android 10, starting at R12 000.

11 Oct

Loss-making Cell C mulls asset sales

The mobile operator’s fibre-optic network and base of billed customers are up for grabs, according to a report.

10 Oct

MTN celebrates 25 years with 95% 4G coverage in SA

The mobile network operator says it has reached 95% 4G coverage across the country.


ICASA rethinks network monitoring tender

The regulator returns to the marketplace for a system to verify mobile network compliance and enable the implementation of punitive measures.


Andile Ngcaba urges embracing open source

The FTTx Council president says a data-driven environment requires fibre players and stakeholders to adopt open source architecture in designing and building networks.


Minister challenges fibre industry to service marginalised areas

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams encourages fibre providers to reach areas they normally shy away from to ensure connectivity for all South Africans.

8 Oct

Nokia in low-cost feature phone offensive in SA

The company unveils the fourth generation of its most popular feature phone – the Nokia 105 – in SA.