Rain shows 5G can happen in SA despite govt delays

The operator leverages its 4G data network infrastructure to build a 5G network, as the country still awaits the allocation of spectrum.


Bloemfontein gets Seacom connectivity boost

The company launches a point of presence in the city to provide high-speed Internet.


Vox boss shares his multimillion-rand fibre plan

Jacques du Toit tells ITWeb of his vision for the fibre network, including expanding to smaller towns, which are now attractive to most operators.


Spectrum auctions can’t be cash cows

The GSMA uncovers the negative impact of high spectrum prices on consumers, going against government objectives to leverage mobile tech to reduce poverty and achieve economic prosperity.


India’s Tejas Networks eyes dawdling SA Connect project

The Bangalore-headquartered company partners a local ICT firm with the aim of connecting rural and peri-urban communities.


Western Cape becoming a WiFi hotspot

The provincial government plans to add 321 public WiFi zones over the next financial year, as it looks to improve universal Internet access in the province.


Huawei unveils 5G chipset for next Mate 30 Series

The Chinese telecoms giant reveals 5G system on a chip that will power its next Mate 30 Series of smartphones.


Mboweni calls for aggressive broadband adoption in Africa

Broadband is key to technologies that promote greater equity, and broader social and economic participation, says finance minister Tito Mboweni.


Kekana calls on women to take up ownership in WOAN

The SA Women in ICT Forum launches “Lift As We Rise” series, with deputy minister Pinky Kekana encouraging women to hold equity in the wholesale open access network.

30 Aug

Why Cell C ditched wholesale fixed-LTE business

The operator says the provision of wholesale LTE services was no longer profitable and impacted the quality of its network.


Toyota SA launches in-vehicle WiFi connected services

The car maker collaborates with Altron and Vodacom to introduce Toyota Connect, a cloud-based mobility platform in its vehicles.