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Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims

June 19, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims

Apple has been slapped with an A$9 million ($9.6m) fine by Australia’s Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads. The court action was started by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after it received complaints about ‘error 53’, which disabled some Apple devices...

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Why settle for megabits per second when you can cruise along at gigabits per second?

Internet Solutions announces new LTE data package

June 18, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet Solutions announces new LTE data package

Internet Solutions (IS) has expanded its Wholesale LTE service offering with the release of an entry-level Cell C data package that will be available through its resellers from 19 June 2018. The package was created to meet resellers’ demand for entry-level...

MTN Nigeria partners Nokia to launch customer service platform

Nokia’s new 5G design and deployment services deliver faster time to market

June 15, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia’s new 5G design and deployment services deliver faster time to market

Nokia is launching new services to help operators prioritize their 5G investments and bring 5G-based services to market faster. Network slicing, cloudification and 5G New Radio technology pose different challenges for operators, and the new networks will...

Cloudbanter AI functionality offers users opportunity to customize, personalize and monetize their mobile phone usage experience like never before

Cloudbanter apps and phone technology now powered by Artificial Intelligence capabilities

June 15, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Cloudbanter apps and phone technology now powered by Artificial Intelligence capabilities

Global mobile technology provider Cloudbanter is offering mobile users a unique new way of utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) within its messaging, apps and phone technology. Cloudbanter technology, which is available through a range of platforms...

Is mobile technology really safe?

Is mobile technology really safe?

June 15, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on Is mobile technology really safe?

By 2020, an estimated 23.28 million South Africans will be using smartphones. With cloud technology becoming increasingly popular as a business solution, more and more people will be using their personal devices to access work-related data remotely....

The new TECNO spark 2 is available in six amazing colors such as Bordeaux red, midnight black, champagne gold and city blue

TECNO Mobile launches Spark 2 with GoogLE Android Go

June 13, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Sponsored, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on TECNO Mobile launches Spark 2 with GoogLE Android Go

Leading mobile technology multinational, TECNO Mobile has continued to consolidate its position as the number one smartphone brand in the African mobile market with the release of yet another outstanding smartphone,the TECNO Spark 2. This device which is the...

The new Key 2 device runs the Android operating system updates the first BlackBerry Key (pictured) which was released last year.

BlackBerry’s latest attempt to revive waning brand

June 12, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BlackBerry’s latest attempt to revive waning brand

BlackBerry has rolled out a new smartphone in it’s latest effort to revive the once-dominant brand. The BlackBerry Key2 was unveiled Thursday in New York by TCL Communication, the Chinese manufacturer which took over the rights to...

Icasa not to implement new data rules according to court orders

ICASA not to implement new data rules according to court orders

June 11, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on ICASA not to implement new data rules according to court orders

The high court in Johannesburg ruled on Thursday afternoon, June 7, that the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) could not implement the new data regulations surrounding out-of-bundle (OOB) billing and rollover data. These regulations...

Vodafone Zambia's CEO retires

Vodafone Zambia’s CEO retires

June 10, 2018 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Vodafone Zambia’s CEO retires

According to a statement issued by Vodafone Zambia on June 6, the company CEO, Lars Hendrik Stork, has retired. Chairperson, Gilbert Temba, said in a statement that the new CEO would be announced alongside the new Vodafone Zamia ownership and other important...

What will drive Africa's digital economy

What will drive Africa’s digital economy

June 9, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments Off on What will drive Africa’s digital economy

Access to technology changes people’s lives, improves business and drives economic growth – that much is a fact of life. Universal access to internet connectivity is even being punted as a basic human right. Huawei’s recently released GIV...

MTN Nigeria partners Nokia to launch customer service platform

Mobily selects Nokia to modernize its IP and transport networks

June 8, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mobily selects Nokia to modernize its IP and transport networks

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading mobile and data service provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has awarded Nokia a contract to modernize and optimize its IP and optical networks. Nokia’s next-generation routing and...

Sprint enhances South Africa network capabilities through Johannesburg PoP with CMC Networks

Sprint enhances South Africa network capabilities through Johannesburg PoP with CMC Networks

June 8, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sprint enhances South Africa network capabilities through Johannesburg PoP with CMC Networks

Sprint announced the opening of a Johannesburg, South Africa Point of Presence (PoP), further adding to Sprint’s extensive global Wireline backbone network. Sprint’s existing relationship with CMC Networks, a Pan Africa provider, has been extended...

MTN Ghana launches mobile money based IPO

MTN Ghana launches mobile money based IPO

June 5, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN Ghana launches mobile money based IPO

MTN launched a mobile money-based Initial Public Offering in Ghana. It is the first time shares of a major corporation can be purchased using mobile money accounts. Ghanaians will be able to buy shares using Momo Wallet, MTN’s local mobile money platform...

Communication with Multiple Mobile Terminals

Communication with multiple mobile terminals

June 4, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Communication with multiple mobile terminals

NTT DOCOMO announced that together with NEC Corporation they have succeeded in what is believed to be the world’s first fifth-generation (5G) transmission, as of May 23, 2018, of a 4.5GHz signal using beamforming and inter-base station coordination to...

GTT completes acquisition of Interoute

GTT completes acquisition of Interoute

June 3, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on GTT completes acquisition of Interoute

GTT Communications, a global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Interoute, operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fibre networks. “The acquisition of Interoute represents a...

Paratus chooses Mapcom Systems for African fibre network infrastructure management

Paratus chooses Mapcom Systems for fibre network infrastructure management

June 3, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Paratus chooses Mapcom Systems for fibre network infrastructure management

Mapcom Systems, a visual OSS and BSS software solutions for telecommunications service providers, has announced that Paratus Africa has begun the implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite to accelerate the service fulfillment process and manage the...