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    What are the capabilities of 5G?

    February 9, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia is showing how 5G applications run on its network infrastructure as operators explore the new business opportunities of an increasingly connected world. These demonstrations, including eight from Bell Labs,...

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    Nigerian POS app in line for global award

    February 2, 2016 • Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Retail interface Verge POS has just been announced as a finalist at The Mobile Premiere Awards (MPAs) taking place on February 22, Barcelona. After being crowned winner of Appcircus’ Lagos event back in October, Francis Osifo’s innovative point of sale...

  • Acer Iconia Tab 8

    Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

    March 9, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

    During the course of Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa decided to put the Acer Iconia Tab 8 to the test. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 comes standard with a 4 Core 1.8GHz Intel processor, 1GB RAM, and up to 16GB of internal storage space. The storage...

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    In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2015

    March 9, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2015

    Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC) was definitely a highlight for mobile manufacturers and telecom providers this year. According to the event organiser, MWC attracted a staggering 93,000 attendees from over 200 countries. Hosted in the Mobile World Capital...

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    Top Tech Stories of the Week – MWC 2015 Edition

    March 7, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Top Tech Stories of the Week – MWC 2015 Edition

    Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC) has come and gone; however, there were many highlights and big announcements made at the enormous tech and telecom focused event. At MWC 2015, Ericsson had a huge presence at the event. Not only did Ericsson have a dedicated...

  • Thabo Mbeki Africa Night

    Video Exclusive: Thabo Mbeki takes a stance on ICT in Africa

    March 5, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Exclusive: Thabo Mbeki takes a stance on ICT in Africa

    During the course of Mobile World Congress 2015 former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, took the stage for Africa Night. During his keynote, the former President took a strong stance towards developing and growing the ICT sector within South Africa as...

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    HDS unlocks invaluable information from Telecom Big Data

    March 5, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on HDS unlocks invaluable information from Telecom Big Data

    Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, today launched Live Insight for Telecom, an advanced and predictive analytics solution that provides telecom service providers with real-time insight into network, service and...

  • Smart Rwanda

    Video Exclusive: Ericsson & Rwanda Govt. ink Smart Rwanda agreement

    March 4, 2015 • East Africa, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Exclusive: Ericsson & Rwanda Govt. ink Smart Rwanda agreement

    At an exclusive press conference, which was held at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), Ericsson and the Rwandan Government inked an agreement that essentially seals the deal for the upcoming Smart Rwanda project. According to Fredrik Jejdling, President of...

  • Ericsson 5G Interview

    Video Interview: 5G technology set to change the way we connect – Ericsson

    March 3, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: 5G technology set to change the way we connect – Ericsson

    At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa caught up with Erik Dahlman who is currently one of Ericsson’s top 5G experts. During the course of the interview, Dahlman gives a brief overview of what 5G technology is. Additionally, he discusses...

  • MWC 2015

    GSMA Mobile Connect launches in 13 countries

    March 3, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GSMA Mobile Connect launches in 13 countries

    The GSMA has revealed that 17 mobile network operators (MNOs) have launched Mobile Connect services in 13 countries since Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, with plans for additional launches and beta trials to follow throughout the course of 2015. According...

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    MWC 2015: Orange set to deliver mobile internet across Africa

    March 2, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MWC 2015: Orange set to deliver mobile internet across Africa

    Orange is expecting to put mobile internet within reach of millions. Orange revealed, at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), the launch of a new digital offer across its African and Middle Eastern footprint. According to Orange, it will be launching the...

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    Samsung Galaxy S6 unveiled at MWC 2015

    March 2, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung Galaxy S6 unveiled at MWC 2015

    Samsung has unveiled its latest device at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), the Samsung Galaxy S6. According to Samsung its latest device has the following features: The Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with a 5.1-inch Super Amoled display. While the display is the...

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    Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet leaked ahead of MWC 2015

    February 27, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet leaked ahead of MWC 2015

    Sony’s latest device the Xperia Z4 Tablet has been leaked ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC). According to xperiablog.net, the leak was made via the official Xperia Lounge application; however, it was pulled shortly after the device was revealed....

  • LG’s G Flex smartphone (image: file)

    Hands-on: LG’s flexible, curved smartphone

    March 24, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off on Hands-on: LG’s flexible, curved smartphone

    During Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February, visitors to the annual Congress got to examine some of the latest mobile handsets on offer – including LG. LG’s latest flagship model is the G Flex- and what sets this model apart from the...

  • 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)

    Big 7 African telcos enter landmark agreement

    March 18, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Big 7 African telcos enter landmark agreement

    As a result of high-level meetings at this year’s Mobile World Congress, seven major mobile operators across Africa and the Middle East have developed a roadmap to cooperate on network infrastructure sharing initiatives. “We are greatly encouraged by the...

  • Sony's Z2 smartphone (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    March 7, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off on Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    Japanese electronics powerhouse Sony unveiled the nex installment in their highly-successful Xperia line-up at the annual Mobile World Congress – held in Barcelona, Spain at the end of February. The Xperia Z2 is a sleek model, much in the same vein as its...