Jul 12, 2019

Rectron, Cradlepoint ink distribution deal

The deal will see Rectron providing Cradlepoint's LTE and 5G-ready wireless technologies across southern Africa.

Apr 3, 2019

SA smartphone penetration now at over 80%, says ICASA

South Africa's smartphone penetration has nearly doubled in the last two years and is now sitting at over 80%, according to a new ICASA report.

Mar 1, 2019

Liquid Telecom, MTN ink 4G roaming deal

The deal includes LTE services to help satisfy the growing demand for high-speed mobile broadband in South Africa.

Nov 21, 2018

Telcos must expand broadband networks to seize data opportunity

Ovum believes data connectivity is the most significant growth prospect for Africa's service providers.

Oct 26, 2018

Rain to launch 5G network

The company will use its current allocated spectrum and leverage its existing LTE network to build the 5G network using 3.6GHz spectrum.

Sep 14, 2018

MTN rolls out voice over LTE

The service allows users to benefit from voice calls in clear, natural-sounding HD Voice on MTN's LTE network.


Qualcomm test shows 5G far outpaces LTE

The simulation showed that, when compared to LTE devices, 5G NR smartphones will browse the Internet nearly 900% faster.

Feb 21, 2018

SA sets the pace for LTE in Africa

The country is well ahead of its continental neighbours in regards to LTE deployments, says OpenSignal.

Feb 5, 2018

Telkom promises faster network

The operator has successfully concluded testing using an advanced multiple antenna system, called Massive MIMO, which promises much faster 4G speeds and a step towards 5G.


IS, Cell C join forces

Internet Solutions taps Cell C to expand its fixed-LTE service offering.

Dec 7, 2017

Digital communications are revolutionising the railway business

Railway comms have been able to become IP-enabled, and now that process is stepping up another generation with the arrival of LTE, says Huawei Enterprise.

Nov 8, 2017

Ericsson predicts 2m Sub-Saharan 5G subs by 2023

Forecasts from the upcoming Ericsson Mobility Report 2017 show Sub-Saharan Africa will start seeing 5G subscriptions from 2022.

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