Telecoms
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Activists, experts advise against buying ZTE phones

Consumers are advised to avoid Android handsets from ZTE until it clarifies whether US sanctions prevent it from updating its devices.

Vodacom achieves over 80% 4G coverage

Thursday

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

New Nokia flagship features 'pure' Android

Thursday

The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 are now available in South Africa on contract.

Community broadcasters owe Sentech over R30m

Thursday

The signal distributor's patience with community broadcasters wears thin, as government looks for solutions to resolve the impasse.

FNB unveils eWallet eXtra

The financial institution introduces a mobile bank account aimed at bringing banking services to the unbanked.

Fake news, investor displeasure hit EOH share price

Wednesday

The company's stock had a tough week, after a consensus-lacking AGM and false media reports shook investor confidence.

4Sight Holdings sets sights on China

While only about 1% of 4Sight's revenue currently comes from Asia Pacific, it is looking to change this with a joint venture in China.

MIA Telecoms unveils new cloud telephony solution

The iServ UC enterprise cloud telephony solution incorporates centile, Epygi and Cisco Technology.

SA on path to digital radio

Monday

Digital broadcasting services can improve spectrum efficiency and spectrum management, and offer choice for South African audiences, says ICASA.

William Mzimba to head up Vodacom Business

Vodacom Business has finally found a replacement for Vuyani Jarana and has announced William Mzimba is joining as chief officer.

ICASA makes headway with TV white space regulations

The regulations mark a huge step in SA enabling affordable broadband through dynamic spectrum access technologies, says a global advocacy group.

Africa to US subsea cable coming soon

US-based Seaborn Networks fast-tracks the process to build an undersea cable route that directly connects SA and Brazil.

MTN expands financial services offering with Ecobank deal

11 Apr

MTN moves further into financial services, announcing a partnership with major Pan-African group Ecobank.