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Workz sees global demand for eSIM

Workz sees global demand for eSIM

April 24, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Mobile & IoT solutions provider, Workz Group has announced the successful deployment of embedded SIM technology across five continents within the last five months. Since first introducing its eSIM offering last September, the company has partnered with mobile network operators, device manufacturers, integrators and government bodies launching across...

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MTN introduces Bundle Bonanza promotion to new Prepaid customers

MTN introduces Bundle Bonanza promotion to new Prepaid customers

April 15, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Starting from Tuesday, 16 April 2019, new MTN prepaid customers will now receive integrated bundles when they recharge with R20 or more. The R20 recharge will unlock the free benefit of 50MB of data bundles, 50 all-net minutes and 50 free SMSs. This will be...

Operators believe cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent by 2022

Operators believe cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent by 2022

April 12, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to mobile operator executives attending Openwave Mobility’s Mobile Video Industry Council (MOVIC) Livecast, most operators believe that cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent to 50 per cent of 5G data traffic by 2022, based on the rapid...

AfricaOnline launches JOLA service in Ghana

AfricaOnline launches JOLA service in Ghana

April 11, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

AfricaOnline a subsidiary of Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced the launch of its new JOLA service, a high-speed broadband satellite service powered by Avanti’s HYLAS4 satellite that offers 100 per cent coverage of Ghana through...

MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

April 10, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

MTN South Africa has launched a live 5G indoor solution at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre. This is the first time that MTN SA has deployed a trial 5G network in an indoor business environment with standards-based...

WASPA's new board begins its first term

WASPA’s new board begins its first term

April 10, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on WASPA’s new board begins its first term

South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) recently amended its Constitution in a bid to better equip the non-profit industry association to represent the interests of its members while also pursuing a mobile...

biNu Appoints Google Alumni, Stephen Newton, as CEO

biNu Appoints Google Alumni, Stephen Newton, as CEO

April 4, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on biNu Appoints Google Alumni, Stephen Newton, as CEO

#datafree pioneer biNu announced the appointment of Stephen Newton as CEO to spearhead its expansion across Africa and other emerging markets – following successes in Nigeria and South Africa. biNu addresses a major problem that continues in countries...

How Parallel Wireless is helping to include rural communities with 5G RuralFirst project

April 3, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, SponsoredComments Off on How Parallel Wireless is helping to include rural communities with 5G RuralFirst project

Despite significant strides in the telecom industry, which have been made in terms of technology and reach, the spread of network connection in rural areas around the world, remain the last frontier for the telecom industry. When it comes to Africa, the...

Workz launches ready-to-use 5G SIM

Workz launches ready-to-use 5G SIM

April 3, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Workz launches ready-to-use 5G SIM

Mobile and IoT solutions provider, Workz Group has announced the launch of its 5G SIM card which will support the next generation of cellular mobile communications required to drive the Internet of Things. Catering to evolving cellular devices, Workz’...

Liquid Telecom, MTN partner to upgrade existing fibre network in East Africa

Liquid Telecom, MTN partner to upgrade existing fibre network in East Africa

April 1, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom, MTN partner to upgrade existing fibre network in East Africa

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, and Nokia has announced a two-year partnership to upgrade their existing fibre network to support OTN/DWDM technology with an initial network capacity of 500G. This will result in a...

ICT remains one of the biggest industries in South Africa

April 1, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ICT remains one of the biggest industries in South Africa

The ICT sector has one of South Africa’s biggest job markets and is also one of the biggest contributors to the economy. This is according to the State of ICT report published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). The...

Cell C scoops prestigious award that recognises digital excellence

March 30, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Cell C scoops prestigious award that recognises digital excellence

Cell C was last night recognised for its CellCgirl website at the coveted 11th IAB Bookmark Awards. CellCgirl walked away with a silver pixel in the competitive and sought after Brand, Retail and Commercial category that included all websites, either desktop...

Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

March 28, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

In our technology-driven environment, it’s hard to imagine a world without Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi paved the way for the wireless internet connectivity that most of us appreciate we cannot live without at work, leisure or at home. Crediting one single person with the...

Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group

March 23, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa. The mandate has a period of two...

Mellanox’ network adaptors address cloud performance concerns

Unlocking the 5G promise

March 22, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, SponsoredComments Off on Unlocking the 5G promise

Before we can truly embrace the tantalising promise of 5G, network operators must consider a number of architectural realities As we head further into 2019, the world of telecoms continues to be abuzz with talk about 5G networks. 5G represents an exponential...

Netflix CEO confirms Netflix won’t be part of Apple’s upcoming video service

March 20, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Netflix CEO confirms Netflix won’t be part of Apple’s upcoming video service

Apple has invited media to a March 25 event at the Steve Jobs Theater on its campus in Cupertino, California, where it is expected to launch a television and video service. Sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters that the service may resell...