Mobile World Congress cancelled amid coronavirus fears

The GSMA, organiser of the event, cancels the gathering because of the global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak.


Barcelona ready for MWC despite coronavirus fears

Catalan health minister Alba Vergés states the city of Barcelona is fully prepared for the mega mobile tech gathering to go ahead.

Feb 4, 2020

Vodacom eyes 5G services in SA this year

Having been the first network to commercially launch 5G in Africa through Vodacom Lesotho, the telco expects to launch 5G in SA this year.

Jan 28, 2020

Ericsson predicts increased 5G uptake in Africa

The company believes more service providers in the Middle East and Africa region will this year adopt 5G tech in their operations.

Jan 14, 2020

Ericsson, MS integrate platforms for next-gen connected cars

Ericsson is building its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform running on Azure.

Nov 15, 2019

There is no fourth industrial revolution without 5G

4G can’t cope with the possibilities that accompany Industry 4.0, says Nicolas Blixell, VP at Ericsson for MEA.

Nov 15, 2019

Ericsson, MTN partner to improve CX across Africa

Keen to improve customer experience, MTN worked alongside Ericsson in eight African countries to improve its networks.

Nov 4, 2019

Fujitsu, Ericsson accelerate wireless connectivity for Industry 4.0

The companies will focus on boosting wireless connectivity to enable the full potential of Industry 4.0, accelerating digital transformation.

Sep 6, 2019

Local 5G adoption will spark innovation in SA, says Ericsson

South Africans have strong entrepreneurial spirit that will be awakened by the adoption of 5G technology, says a senior Ericsson executive.

Aug 26, 2019

Ericsson shuffles executive team

Fadi Pharaon will be Ericsson's senior vice-president for Middle East and Africa, where he will oversee 5G launches.

Jun 10, 2019

5G to contribute $700bn to global economy by 2030

Over the next 10 years, global telecom operators will invest up to $1.5 trillion in 5G network rollouts, predicts research firm IDTechEx.

Apr 15, 2019

ZTE, China Mobile make calls between 5G and 4G smartphones

ZTE, Guangzhou Branch of China Mobile and Ericsson have made VoLTE voice and video calls between 5G and 4G smartphones.

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