Jul 7, 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa’s 5G subscriptions to top 70m by 2026

The uptake of the next-generation mobile tech will outpace predecessors, as service providers rush to switch from 4G to 5G, says Ericsson’s Todd Ashton.

Jul 2, 2021

Google signs 5G, edge computing pacts with Ericsson, Orange

The strategic Google Cloud partnership deals with the telecoms operators will unlock emerging 5G and edge computing services for customers.

Jun 30, 2021

MWC 2021: Mobile industry players commit to support 5G mmWave

The companies announce their collective support for the next-gen technology to drive availability of 5G mmWave networks.

Jun 18, 2021

Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021

Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.

May 14, 2021

5G shifts global smartphone user behaviour

Users worldwide spend more time with cloud gaming and augmented reality, while 20% decrease usage of WiFi on their phones at home, says a report.

Dec 15, 2020

Food delivery, crime-fighting drones coming soon

Within the next 12 to 18 months, drone services for food delivery and law enforcement will gain traction, pushed by 5G deployment, says Ericsson.

Nov 19, 2020

Ericsson signs key deals to connect Sub-Saharan Africa

The company signs a series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, which it says highlights its growing footprint in the region.

Sep 21, 2020

ZTE expects SA’s 5G tech to flourish after 2025

In preparation for the widespread adoption of 5G in SA, the Chinese company is partnering with local telcos to upgrade 4G LTE networks.

Aug 28, 2020

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.

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.

Jul 24, 2020

Shunned by the West, Huawei powers SA’s 5G networks

All three telcos that have launched 5G in SA are using Huawei in parts of their 5G networks, including the Huawei 5G CPE router.

Jun 10, 2020

Stephen Morony joins Huge as commercial director

Telecommunications specialist Huge Group appoints Stephen Morony as commercial director of its subsidiary Huge Telecom.

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