LG switches it up with swivelling smartphone

The South Korean company presents the LG Wing, its first smartphone device under the Explorer Project.


Vivo’s X50 series lands in SA

The Chinese smartphone maker launches its two 5G-ready flagship phones, the X50 and X50 Pro, which are the first X series devices to be launched globally.

2 Sep

ZTE unveils world’s first under-display camera smartphone Axon 20 5G

ZTE unveils the ZTE Axon 20 5G, which it says is the world’s first under-display camera smartphone, delivering the industry’s first true full display.


Samsung SA readies launch of affordable 5G phones

The South Korean telecoms giant prepares to introduce a series of mid-range, 5G-ready smartphones in South Africa.


Ericsson wants to accelerate 5G adoption in Africa

Todd Ashton, Ericsson’s newly-appointed vice-president and head of South and East Africa, looks to drive the adoption of 5G on the African continent.

24 Aug

US accused of ‘hegemonic bullying’ in Huawei UK ban

The Chinese Chargé d’Affairs in SA slams Huawei’s ousting by the UK government, calling it a very bad decision motivated by political manipulation.


BlackBerry to make comeback with 5G-ready features

A new partnership aimed at reviving BlackBerry’s fortunes will see the Android phone rise from the ashes in 2021, with 5G features and a physical keyboard.

Aug 18, 2020

US government ups the ante on Huawei restrictions

The Trump administration announces new measures aimed at tightening restrictions on the Chinese telecommunications company.

Aug 18, 2020

ZTE promotes 5G+ Industry Internet Security Integrated Architecture for verticals

ZTE proposes an integrated 5G+ Industry Internet security solution to help enterprises build a new-generation Industry Internet with self-adaptation, independent and self-growth intrinsic security capabilities.

Aug 17, 2020

Ericsson zeroes in on SA’s promising 5G market

The Swedish company sees a lot of opportunity in the country's 5G market, as operators wait for ICASA to make high-demand spectrum available.

Aug 12, 2020

Draft 5G tower policy threatens property rights in SA

Civic organisations and market watchers say the draft policy, which allows licensees to erect 5G towers on private property, may infringe on constitutional rights.

Aug 6, 2020

US steps up efforts to purge Chinese tech companies

Secretary of state Mike Pompeo extends Washington’s 5G “Clean Path” programme to encompass carriers, app stores, cloud computing and subsea cables.

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