mobile data

execMobile turns 10

The company says its next chapter will focus on eSIM profiles for IOT.


Internet uptake lags despite falling broadband prices

The International Telecommunication Union finds prices for telecoms services continue to decline but do not translate into rapidly increasing Internet penetration rates.

Dec 23, 2019

SA’s data prices can’t be compared with other African countries

While the CompCom is comparing local data pricing to other African countries, the comparison is not as simple as it seems, says IDC.


Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut

The two dominant telcos have been lambasted for having a strong monopoly in the mobile data sector.

Jun 13, 2019

Afrihost’s Air Mobile may induce customer churn, say analysts

Analysts believe if Afrihost sorts out availability issues, its new offering can disrupt the local mobile data market.

Mar 5, 2019

How the world's mobile data prices compare

Zimbabwe is the most expensive country in which to buy mobile data, while India is the cheapest and South Africa falls somewhere in the middle.


MWC: Only 2% of MEA mobile subs will be 5G in 2024

Ericsson's new Middle East and Africa Mobility Report predicts the region will have 30 million 5G subscribers by 2024.

Feb 28, 2019

ICASA gives operators more time to implement data rules

The telecoms regulator decides to extend the date for the implementation of the new regulations to 12 April.

Dec 1, 2018

Cell C suffers voice, data outage

The mobile operator blames a problem at one of its data centres as the cause of the outage.

Dec 14, 2017

Mobile broadband usage when travelling in Africa

Hippo gives four tips that will keep you connected while travelling around Africa, and not leave you with an enormous bill to pay on your return.

Dec 6, 2017

VIDEO: Safe and Sound

Here's how Samsung's Knox keeps your mobile data secure.

Jul 18, 2017

Cisco appoints new MEA sales executive

Ali Amer has been named as Cisco's new managing director for global service provider sales in the Middle East and Africa.

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