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.

15 Sep

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.

30 Aug

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.

Aug 18, 2021

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.

Aug 13, 2021

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.

Jul 29, 2021

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.

Jul 23, 2021

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.

Jul 22, 2021

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.

Jul 20, 2021

Better connected: The pathway to a tech-driven future

According to a Dell report, over 47% of respondents in SA said they will be investing in 5G infrastructure in the next one to three years, when compared to the global average of 37%.

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