Three main trends to come out of MWC

Device manufacturers focused on augmented reality, artificial intelligence and the `intelligence of things' instead of hardware developments.

Experts doubtful Africa is ready for 5G

This year's Mobile World Congress was all about 5G, but is the next-generation technology really a priority for Africa, and should it be?

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.

5G still far off for most mobile users

Despite the fast track towards 5G usage by the telecoms industry, many consumers will only experience the wireless technology in 2020.

MWC: New Asus Zenfone looks really familiar

Launched at Mobile World Congress this week, the new Asus Zenfone looks very much like Apple's tenth anniversary edition iPhone.

MWC: Spectrum cloudification could help African telcos

Huawei believes spectrum cloudification technology it developed with Indonesia's Telkomsel could gradually be deployed in Africa.

MWC: Alcatel's new 1X will soon be in SA

TCL Communication will only bring one of its devices launched at Mobile World Congress to South Africa.

MWC: Ford smartens its cars with Waze

1 Mar

The motor manufacturer will integrate the community-based traffic and navigation app Waze into its SYNC 3 system in cars globally by April.

MWC: Two new Alcatel tablets hit the market

TCL Communication launched its newAlcatel 1T tablet series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

MWC: Ericsson plans innovation hub in Africa this year

The group will bring at least one Ericsson Garage innovation hub to Africa this year, says Ericsson's head of Middle East and Africa.

MWC: A peek inside the halls

The world's mobile technology industry leaders brave Europe's coldest winter in years to attend Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona.

MWC: Qualcomm supports the race to 5G

28 Feb

The chipset manufacturer announces Snapdragon 5G Module solutions, to rapidly scale 5G adoption in smartphones and major verticals.