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1:40

MTN intros remittances app

The telco launches MTN Homeland to enable money and airtime transfers from Europe to Africa and parts of the Middle East.

2:30

ZTE and MTN South Africa showcase 5G use cases at AfricaCom 2019

The demonstration featured the on-site 5G holographic real-time communication, bionic robot, AR/VR and other application cases, fully showcasing 5G network capability, said Xiao Ming, Senior Vice-President at ZTE.

2:30

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.

2:40

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.

4:20

Africa, like the rest of the world, must get ready for 5G

Huawei’s Mohamed Madkour believes now is the best time for Africa to start thinking about 5G deployments.

1:40
Nov 14, 2019

Luno co-founder: Crypto is the antidote to Africa's currency woes

Crypto-currencies will solve many of the issues associated with existing fiat currencies in Africa, says Marcus Swanepoel, co-founder and CEO of Luno.

2:20
Nov 14, 2019

Huawei strengthens cloud partnership programme

The Chinese telecoms giant bolsters its cloud partner programme, as appetite for Africa’s cloud ecosystem grows steadily.

3:20
Nov 14, 2019

Vodacom boosts Africa’s smart feature phone proposition

Just like MTN, Vodacom eyes bringing the KaiOS affordable smart feature phones to SA in early 2020.

2:20
Nov 13, 2019

Liquid Telecom links East and West Africa with fibre

New high-capacity digital corridor connects the DRC to neighbouring Tanzania and Zambia.

2:50
Nov 13, 2019

Taking ‘location, location, location’ out of retail

Chatbots have improved over the years but there’s still much work to be done, say Pieter de Villiers and Brett King.

2:20
Nov 13, 2019

MTN, ZTE showcase Africa’s first live 5G video call

The companies successfully undertook Africa’s first live video call using 5G network technology at AfricaCom 2019.

3:40
Nov 13, 2019

Sentech fancies streaming services market

The broadcasting signal distributor is keen to become an over-the-top platform, as it explores business growth areas.

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