Operators ramp up eSIM services but adoption remains low
Despite significant progress in the commercial availability of eSIM devices, Sub-Saharan Africa shows the lowest adoption and service rollout rate.
Apple improves 5G capabilities on iPhone 13 Pro, Pro Max
The American tech giant collaborates with more than 200 telcos to improve 5G capabilities on the new high-end iPhone 13 Pro range.
‘Much faster’ iPad Mini debuts with 5G
The neural engine for machine learning applications takes a leap forward on the new mini, increasing performance by up to two times, says Apple.
Vodacom uses temporary spectrum to launch 5G network in Kimberley
The mobile operator says the 5G network supports both mobile and fixed wireless access services.
Operators question ‘premature’ returning of temporary spectrum
Mobile operators call on the regulator to again extend the temporary spectrum allocation, as the country is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
ICASA calls on operators to return temporary spectrum
The regulator says the temporary radio frequency spectrum assigned to licensees must be returned to the authority by no later than 30 November.
ZTE, China Telecom boast 5G strength with QCell 5G SuperMIMO solution
The QCell 5G SuperMIMO solution can combine two technologies, namely super cell and MU-MIMO, to adaptively perform multi-UE space division pairing.
NTT launches globally available private 5G network as a service platform
The NTT Private 5G platform provides a suite of services built to help CIOs and chief digital officers drive business outcomes.
DStv gains traction with Netflix, Amazon Prime add-ons
The pay-TV video entertainment giant sees growth in subscribers accessing third-party streaming services through its platform.
MTN drives digital growth in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
The planned network investment for the 2021 financial year of R350 million is aimed at modernising, upgrading, building new sites and transmission links.
Vodacom spearheads 5G in Mpumalanga, lights up six sites
The telco says the deployment of the latest mobile technology in the province will give residents access to affordable mobile broadband as an alternative to fibre connectivity.