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Posts Tagged ‘radio access network’

  • Sipho Maseko, Telkom's CEO (image: Die Volksblad)

    Telkom, MTN sign roaming agreement

    March 10, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom, MTN sign roaming agreement

    Telkom has entered into a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with MTN South Africa (MTN). This HoA explains that the parties intend to conclude network management services and reciprocal roaming agreements, whereby MTN will take over financial and operational...

  • Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s in September, a follow-up to its flagship iPhone 5 model (image: Apple)

    Smartphones consumed seven times more data in 2013

    January 8, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Smartphones consumed seven times more data in 2013

    Smartphones launched in 2013 consumed more than seven times the data of one launched in 2009 and 40 percent more data than 2012 models, according to Actix’s latest research on global mobile users. Apple handsets dominate data use with almost twice the data...

  • Actix suggests that mobile operators carefully manage Radio Access Network (RAN) resources. (Image source: Google/dtstructures.com)

    The challenge of new iPhones to mobile networks

    September 26, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on The challenge of new iPhones to mobile networks

    Mobile operators enjoying a bumper influx of new iPhones on their networks need to carefully manage Radio Access Network (RAN) resources to ensure that these new handsets do not negatively impact the subscriber experience for other customers, according to...

  • South Africa’s 8ta demonstrates its mobile capability

    June 21, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s 8ta demonstrates its mobile capability

    Telkom’s mobile network 8ta recently hosted a network showcase and discussion panel in order to demonstrate its vast mobile network capability. 8ta is currently using its mobile platform to address some of its unique fixed line challenges. These include...