Telcos gang up against ICASA in temporary spectrum fight

Vodacom and MTN have joined Telkom’s court application to halt the regulator’s move to take back temporary spectrum.


Telkom, ICASA in another court battle over spectrum

The removal of the temporary spectrum while the National State of Disaster is still ongoing will have a catastrophic impact on South Africans, says the telco.

1 Oct

ZTE attends GSMA MWC Africa 2021

As the founding partner of MWC Africa events, ZTE aims to build a reliable cloud-network foundation to promote a digital economy.

21 Sep

The HUAWEI Wi-Fi6 AX3 router and HUAWEI B535 router: The future of connectivity

The HUAWEI Wi-Fi6 AX3 supports multiple connections without latency, which is vital when many people are trying to attend meetings, meet deadlines and attend online classes at once.


Treasury unveils portal to measure damage from July riots

Government says the portal will be used to establish the extent of the damage, so that it can make more informed decisions on the support mechanisms.

Sep 13, 2021

Vodacom invests R8m in new solar-powered sites

The new sites – in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein − form part of the 1 088 solar-powered sites across all of Vodacom’s markets.


Spectrum stalemate jeopardises SA’s growth, warn analysts

Given the slow pace of economic development, it’s in the country’s best interests to accelerate spectrum allocation, say analysts and industry players.


FNB Connect outpaces telcos in satisfaction survey

Mobile telecoms customers are choosing to turn to trusted providers they already have a deep relationship with, says Consulta.

Sep 7, 2021

Ramaphosa to expedite SA Connect in broadband push

President Cyril Ramaphosa wants more people to participate in the ballooning digital economy, and pushes for the long-delayed project to be accelerated.

Sep 3, 2021

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.

Aug 25, 2021

SA’s eSIM market competition intensifies with Telkom entry

With the current SIM forecast to be obsolete in the next decade, Telkom becomes the latest local telco to introduce eSIM support for its customers.

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