Nov 26, 2020

SA’s ‘Harvard’ for the fourth industrial revolution opens

Forge Academy, powered by Finnish telecoms giant Nokia, opens its artificial intelligence lab in SA, promising to help fill the gaps in critical skills training.

Oct 30, 2020

Owners of 5G-ready devices have long wait to full 5G

Limited 5G coverage and high-priced 5G devices are among the factors that will hinder the growth of SA’s 5G smartphone market, say analysts.

Oct 29, 2020

Nokia boosts Vodacom with ultra-fast 5G services

The Finnish company enhances Vodacom’s 5G network by deploying its 5G radio, core and fixed network solutions across the mobile operator’s network.

Oct 20, 2020

Nokia to deploy first LTE/4G network in space

NASA chooses Nokia to install the first ultra-compact, low-power, space-hardened, end-to-end LTE solution on the lunar surface in late 2022.

Sep 21, 2020

ZTE expects SA’s 5G tech to flourish after 2025

In preparation for the widespread adoption of 5G in SA, the Chinese company is partnering with local telcos to upgrade 4G LTE networks.

Aug 13, 2020

New Nokia 5.3 midrange phone now available in SA

The smartphone features a number of Nokia firsts, including a 4 000mAh battery, quad camera and 6.55-inch screen.

Jul 24, 2020

Shunned by the West, Huawei powers SA’s 5G networks

All three telcos that have launched 5G in SA are using Huawei in parts of their 5G networks, including the Huawei 5G CPE router.

May 21, 2020

Nokia taps former PayPal CMO to lead marketing strategy

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, appoints Stephen Taylor as its chief marketing officer, to lead the company’s overall marketing strategy and execution.

May 5, 2020

Nokia’s entry-level 4G device available in SA

The company unveils its Nokia C2 – the device it describes as the “most affordable” way to upgrade to a 4G smartphone experience.

Mar 20, 2020

Nokia intros new devices, brings iconic Nokia 5310 back to life

HMD Global unveils four new smartphones, which include its first “global 5G” device and the revamped Nokia 5310.

Mar 13, 2020

Facebook Express WiFi looks to scale-up in SA

The social media giant wants to work with local mobile network operators and Internet service providers on its Express WiFi programme.

Feb 18, 2020

Nokia intros new devices with AI features

The Nokia C1 and Nokia 2.3 smartphones are now available in South African retail stores.

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