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  • Kamal Mokrani,  Global Vice President, InfiNet Wireless.

    Fixed broadband wireless technology for Africa

    May 17, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Fixed broadband wireless technology for Africa

    Fixed broadband wireless technology is well suited to the African continent due to the ever-increasing demand for connectivity to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural areas. Africa is a diverse continent not only in its physical landscape, but...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa. (Image source: Ruckus Wireless)

    Leveraging Wi-Fi to meet demand for broadband in Africa

    November 12, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Leveraging Wi-Fi to meet demand for broadband in Africa

    The prevalence of Wi-Fi in Africa and around the world is increasing, with more and more mobile operators looking to deploy it as part of their overall networks, according to Ruckus Wireless, Inc., an exhibitor at this year’s AfricaCom, running from 12...

  • Sunil Joshi, Former MD & CEO, Neotel. (Image source: File)

    Convergence keeping Neotel on the move

    September 17, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Convergence keeping Neotel on the move

    Things seem to be going very well at South African converged communications network operator Neotel and the company’s executive leadership gives little credence to ongoing speculation surrounding the sale of the company. Its latest financial results –...

  • Airspan Networks to lead on 4G deployment in South Sudan

    March 11, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Airspan Networks Inc., an established provider of 4G broadband wireless access networks, has announced that RCS-Communication Ltd, a seasoned service provider in South Sudan, has selected its solution for a 4G WiMAX network deployment. The first phase of...

  • End-to-end ICT is vital for growth in Africa

    February 4, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on End-to-end ICT is vital for growth in Africa

    Information Communication Technology (ICT) opens up a huge range of potential in the business environment, delivering integrated solutions that actively enable the modern business. Previously disparate tools such as voice, mobility, video, broadcasting and...

  • Dogon Telecom launches new service in Mali

    January 22, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Dogon Telecom launches new service in Mali

    Despite ongoing French military intervention in Mali, a recently formed Wimax operator in Mali has launched its services in Bamako aimed at boosting Internet and telecom services in the struggling country.   Dogon Telecom announced it has launched its...

  • MTN granted access to Benin and Cote d’Ivoire

    March 26, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN granted access to Benin and Cote d’Ivoire

    South African Mobile operator MTN, has been awarded 3G licences in Cote d’Ivoire and Benin. The Ivorian Minister of Post and Information Communication Technologies (PTIC) Bruno Koné made the announcement at a press conference in Abidjan. MTN Cote...

  • Huawei revenue hits $15 billion

    August 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Huawei revenue hits $15 billion

    Huawei, a global information and communications technology solutions provider, today released its financial results for the first half of 2011. Huawei reported first-half sales of CNY 98.3 billion (about US $15 billion) and operating profit reached CNY 12.4...

  • Mobitel Nigeria offers 4G

    June 28, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Mobitel Nigeria offers 4G

    Broadband provider Mobitel Limited, which recently launched in Nigeria, is set to release its new 4G broadband wireless service in the region. Johnson Salako, Mobitel CEO says Nigerians should be excited and prepared to enjoy an unsurpassed Internet broadband...

  • Mobile data security is crucial in Africa

    November 25, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile data security is crucial in Africa

    With the growing number of mobile subscribers in Africa, mobile security becomes an imperative. ITNewsAfrica.com interviewed Simeon Coney, VP Business Development at AdaptiveMobile, a UK-based predominantly mobile security company that showcased its solutions...

  • Alvarion deploys wireless 4G in Cameroon and Nigeria

    November 17, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    ITNewsAfrica.com had a chat with Winston Smith, Managing Director for South Africa and Nigeria (SAN) region about the company’s recent 4G wireless broadband developments in the African region. ITNewsAfrica.com: Can you give an overview of Alvarion’s...

  • Interview: Motorola turns to WiMAX for Africa

    November 17, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    At the recent AfricaCom 2010, ITNewsAfrica.com caught up with Noel Kirkaldy, Director Solutions Marketing Networks at Motorola. ITNewsAfrica.com: What is Motorola’s strategy for Africa in the coming years? Noel Kirkaldy: The African market has done very...

  • Aviat Networks: Africa needs a wireless backhaul

    November 16, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Aviat Networks: Africa needs a wireless backhaul

    ITNewsAfrica.com interviewed Patrick Martini, Director Marketing for EMEA Region at Aviat Networks about his company’s African strategy. ITNewsAfrica.com: What are Aviat Network’s recent developments in Africa? Patrick Martini: As a recent development, we...

  • Aptilo enables Ghana’s first 4G network

    November 15, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    Aptilo Networks, a leader in pre-integrated solutions for control of billing, user services and access in wireless networks including Wi-Fi, WiMAX and LTE, has been selected by DiscoveryTel Ghana (DTG), a licensed data services provider in Ghana, for the...

  • Zim’s Econet network launches nationwide broadband service

    October 21, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (5)

    ZIMBABWE’S leading mobile network, Econet Wireless, has launched the country’s first nationwide broadband service. Econet Wireless Chief Executive Officer, Douglas Mboweni, announced on Thursday that the launch was the climax of the mobile network’s...

  • Safaricom to acquire Wimax companies

    October 18, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom to acquire Wimax companies

    Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom plans to acquire more internet providers in order to reduce its reliance on the voice market. As the voice market is hit by price wars, the mobile operator aims to expand in data services, reports Business Daily. CEO Michael...