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Posts Tagged ‘Mobile World Congress 2014’

  • South African Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim (image: SA Dept. of Communications)

    Communications Ministers need to cooperate – SA Minister

    February 28, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Communications Ministers need to cooperate – SA Minister

    During the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, South African Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim detailed the nation’s plans as contained in the National Broadband Policy and Strategy, highlighting the progress made. “The Communications...

  • Etisalat announced that it has signed a $4.36 billion deal in order to acquire Vivendi SA's stake in  Maroc Telecom (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Etisalat and Ericsson partner for Networked Society initiative

    February 27, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Etisalat and Ericsson partner for Networked Society initiative

    Realizing the market transformation and the need to adopt the latest digital technologies, Etisalat Group and Ericsson have signed an MOU for a new collaboration in the field of high-speed, responsive networks, laying the foundation for enhanced...

  • Yezz's Andy A5QP (image: Charlie Fripp)

    MWC: 10 hot devices you should know about

    February 27, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on MWC: 10 hot devices you should know about

    While the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is dominated by big name players such as Samsung, Nokia and LG, there are a number of devices that few have heard about – but really should. Some of these device manufacturers have made a real impact, while...

  • Kevin Curran, Senior member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Is Samsung going the way of BlackBerry?

    February 27, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Is Samsung going the way of BlackBerry?

    Is it even conceivable that Samsung might follow in the footsteps of troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry? Kevin Curran, Senior member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) spoke to IT news Africa about the sustainability of...

  • ASUS debuted two all new additions to the popular Fonepad line; the Fonepad 7 LTE (ME372CL) and the Fonepad 7 (image: ASUS)

    New ASUS mobile device lineup headed for South Africa

    February 26, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on New ASUS mobile device lineup headed for South Africa

    Device manufacturer ASUS debuted two all new additions to the popular Fonepad line; the Fonepad 7 LTE (ME372CL) and the Fonepad 7 (ME175CG) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. ASUS is also showcasing the complete lineup of its latest mobile...

  • Ericsson’s Joakim Sorelius (image: Charlie Fripp)

    GSM and CDMA will still be here in 2020

    February 26, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GSM and CDMA will still be here in 2020

    Even with the high rate of adoption of LTE, Ericsson is of the view that older systems are definitely here to stay. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Ericsson’s Joakim Sorelius spoke to IT News Africa about the future of LTE. “LTE is...

  • Ben Huang, Head of Global Marketing and Mediaroom Division at Ericsson (image: Charlie Fripp)

    ‘Rethink the use of television and media’- Ericsson

    February 26, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ‘Rethink the use of television and media’- Ericsson

    Global telecommunications and infrastructure company Ericsson, purchased MediaRoom from Microsoft last year and managed to turn the division into one of the world’s most innovative and deployed IPTV platforms. According to the company, Mediaroom-powered...

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    In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2014

    February 26, 2014 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2014

    With all the major mobile manufacturers including Samsung, Nokia and LG in attendance, the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is in full swing. But MWC 2014 is not just about mobile manufacturers, the event attracts virtually every major company...

  • BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen

    BlackBerry launches new Z3 smartphone

    February 25, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry launches new Z3 smartphone

    Smartphone and mobile handset manufacturer BlackBerry today announced new enterprise solutions, partnerships and smartphone models to enable enterprises and individuals maximize their productivity, communication and collaboration, at Mobile World Congress in...

  • Ericsson today announced an agreement with MTN to trial the exciting new Ericsson Radio Dot System in public venues (image: Charlie Fripp)

    MTN to trial Ericsson’s Radio Dot System in public

    February 25, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN to trial Ericsson’s Radio Dot System in public

    Ericsson today announced an agreement with MTN, a telecommunications company with presence in 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East, to trial the new Ericsson Radio Dot System in public venues and enterprise buildings across South Africa, and later...

  • Bitdefender, a creator of antivirus software solutions, announces the new Bitdefender Mobile Security for Android (image: Bitdefender)

    Bitdefender launches for Android

    February 25, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Bitdefender launches for Android

    Bitdefender, a creator of antivirus software solutions, has announced the new Bitdefender Mobile Security for Android, fortified with smart anti-theft capabilities, enhanced privacy protection, a sleek new interface and battery-saving agility. Awarded for...

  • Sony Mobile Communications today introduced the Xperia Z2 (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Sony launches Xperia Z2

    February 24, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony launches Xperia Z2

    Sony Mobile Communications today introduced the Xperia Z2, Sony’s premium waterproof smartphone combining its display, sound, camera and camcorder experience as well as an exclusive entertainment offer and a growing ecosystem of companion products. Xperia...

  • Ericsson Head Quarters

    Ericsson inks agreement with Nokia, Huawei

    February 24, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson inks agreement with Nokia, Huawei

    Ericsson has signed cross-license agreements with Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) and Huawei for multi-vendor interoperability, to simplify operators’ use of Operations Support Systems (OSS). In signing the agreements, Ericsson furthers the goals of the...