Mobile Business
2:40
Yesterday

5G revenue to reach $4.2bn in 2020

The global wireless network infrastructure revenue for 5G will nearly double between 2019 and 2020, says Gartner.

3:00
Wednesday

Huawei opposes US decision to blacklist more affiliates

The company says the move to add 46 of its affiliates to the entity blacklist is politically motivated and has nothing to do with national security.

3:50
Tuesday

MTN demands R1.5m from employees looking to own stores

Analysts question why MTN is failing to support employees with the necessary funding to take over stores if they seek to empower them.

6:10

How SA operators' 4G availability compares

With a score of 83.6%, MTN remains the leader in Opensignal’s 4G availability measurements.

3:30

What3words system set to help during an emergency

The what3words addressing system and app will enable ER24 to locate patients where addresses are not possible to find.

2:10

Blue Label expects earnings decline, delays financial results

Cell C’s majority shareholder expects headline and core headline earnings per share to decrease by more than 20%.

3:50
Monday

Please Call Me negotiations anything but fair, says Makate

Nkosana Makate feels democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom should be considered in his discussions with Vodacom.

3:30
Friday

HarmonyOS is not Android replacement, says Huawei

The company emphasises it is still committed to Google, and its new operating system is not an alternative to Android.

3:40
Friday

Municipalities owing Eskom disrupt Vodacom network

Defaulting municipalities that owe Eskom billions are now disrupting mobile communications in some areas, says Vodacom.

2:10
Friday

Police in shootout with suspected cell tower thieves

A suspected thief targeting cables and batteries at a cellular base station was killed yesterday following a shootout with police.

5:20
15 Aug

MTN recovers R1m stolen batteries

With the help of SAPS, the telco recovers batteries to the value of almost R1 million in the past week alone.