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4:40
Nov 22, 2019

5G adoption moves too slowly to overtake 3G in 2020

Although 2019 will be remembered as the year 5G got serious, 3G will still be widely used next year, says Opensignal.

5:20
Nov 19, 2019

Africa’s mobile data revenue to double by 2024

However, poor infrastructure and digital divide factors will continue to hold back digital development in Africa, says Ovum.

1:40
Nov 12, 2019

MTN eyes rural area connectivity across 21 operations

Using OpenRAN technology, the company looks to bring the Internet to more than 5 000 sites in rural areas.

1:40
Sep 27, 2019

Vodacom launches SA's first smartphone-only town

The operator launches what it calls the country’s first smartphone-only town in Wakkerstroom where everyone now owns a 3G-enabled device.

2:10
Jul 18, 2019

EU slaps Qualcomm with EUR242m antitrust fine

The European Commission accuses the chipmaker of abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets.

5:00
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.

3:40
Jan 16, 2019

SA leads Africa's smartphone download speeds

OpenSignal finds download speeds experienced by smartphone users in Africa vary greatly, even for countries with similar 4G availability.

5:40
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.

5:10
Oct 11, 2018

5G is coming, but 3G set to dominate in Sub-Saharan Africa

While 5G is on the horizon, a new GSMA report says 3G will become Sub-Saharan Africa's dominant technology by 2025 as 2G begins to be phased out.

2:20
May 29, 2018

Cell C, MTN in multi-billion-rand roaming deal

Cell C will soon roam on MTN's network, with Cell C's 4G population coverage boosted from 33% to 80%.

2:40

SIMs in SSA to exceed 1bn by 2023

Mobile subscribers in the Sub-Saharan region account for one tenth of global subscribers, says Dataxis research.

2:30

TCL brings family smart watch to SA

The Chinese manufacturer's MoveTime Family Watch MT30 helps parents communicate with and track their children.

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