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Out There Media signs deal with Vodafone for RCS

October 19, 2019 • Company News, General, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Mobile advertising and data monetization agency, Out There Media (OTM) announced on Friday, 18 October 2019, that it has partnered with Vodafone Group for its Rich Communication Services (RCS) offering. According to the company, the deal follows two highly successful campaigns with The Walt Disney Company Africa and McDonald’s. Using the Vodafone network...

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3 things you should know about the new CEO of MTN Ivory Coast

October 14, 2019 • Careers, Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments (0)

African network provider, MTN announced earlier this month that Djibril Ouattara has been appointed to the position of MTN Ivory Coast CEO, effective 1 November 2019. The appointment follows the departure of former CEO, Freddy Tchala in September. “In...

7 things you should know about the Huawei Watch GT 2

October 9, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Tech giant, Huawei announced on Tuesday, 8 October 2019, that its new fitness wearable, the Huawei Watch GT 2 is coming to South Africa on 17 October 2019. This smartwatch marks another big improvement in helping users enhance their quality of life and...

The new Nokia 105 is coming to South Africa

October 8, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced on Monday, 7 October 2019, that the all-new fourth generation feature phone – the Nokia 105 – is launching in South Africa. Packing a lasting battery, an island key mat and a 1.77” colour screen with...

NEC XON unveils KYC solution for mobile network operators and financial services

October 7, 2019 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Systems integration company, NEC XON announced on Monday, 7 October 2019, that it has created a Know-Your-Customer (KYC) solution that aims to help mobile network operators and financial services businesses comply with legislation while cutting the costs,...

Cellcom selects Parallel Wireless for network expansion

Parallel Wireless and Vodafone deploy OpenRAN pilot in DRC

October 7, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

US-based OpenRAN company, Parallel Wireless, announced on Monday, 7 October 2019, that telecoms company, Vodafone has deployed a macro Parallel Wireless OpenRAN pilot in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The trial is part of a Telecom Infra Project...

STL and Frogfoot partner to bring affordable fibre to South Africans

October 4, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on STL and Frogfoot partner to bring affordable fibre to South Africans

Global data network solutions company, STL announced on Friday, 4 October 2019, that it is partnering with South African open-access fibre network provider, Frogfoot to distribute Fibre To The Home (FTTH) infrastructure to 20,000 homes and lower-income groups...

Telkom launches new roaming Mobile Data Plans in South Africa

October 2, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom launches new roaming Mobile Data Plans in South Africa

Telkom announced on Wednesday, 2 October 2019, that it has officially launched new Mobile Data plans that hope to provide customers with data connectivity for internet access to emails, social media and streaming. The network provider says it hopes that these...

Nokia reveals 6 ‘firsts’ made possible with 5G

October 2, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia reveals 6 ‘firsts’ made possible with 5G

Over the last twelve-months, Nokia has been relentless in furthering its 5G capabilities – from successfully establishing the first over-the-air, end-to-end data transmission on a commercial 5G New Radio network to securing the largest 5G population...

Telkom introduces 8 new LTE offerings

October 2, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Telkom introduces 8 new LTE offerings

South African network provider, Telkom announced on Tuesday, 1 October 2019, that its introducing improved LTE offerings to its consumers in order to keep up with the ever-changing digital world. According to the company, it has revisited all its LTE offers...

SA tech company successfully registers millions of Zambian sims

October 1, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA tech company successfully registers millions of Zambian sims

Axon Wireless, the South African-developed SIM registration systems company, announced on Monday, 30 September 2019, that it has successfully registered millions of Zambian mobile users using its SIM card registration software. The registrations were made by...

Vodacom launches inclusive Emergency Service App

September 30, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Vodacom launches inclusive Emergency Service App

South African network provider, Vodacom announced on Monday, 30 September 2019, that it has launched the Vodacom 112 Emergency Service App that enables persons with communication barriers (Deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired, hearing impaired, deafblind)...

Nokia set to expand 5G network thanks to latest KDDI deal

September 30, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia set to expand 5G network thanks to latest KDDI deal

Japanese telecoms company, KDDI announced on Monday, 30 September 2019, that it has selected Nokia as a primary partner to upgrade its 4G network to 5G. The partnership aims to modernise the KDDI network with Nokia’s AirScale solution – which...

Cell C finally moving in positive direction

September 26, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cell C finally moving in positive direction

Cell C CEO, Douglas Craigie Stevenson, has been taking steps to right-size the business, focusing on revenue-generating activities and cutting costs where necessary. This comes after earlier this year, Cell C fell into some dangerous territory when debt, poor...

Telecom operator, inwi launches mobile money service

Telecom operator, inwi launches mobile money service

September 25, 2019 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom operator, inwi launches mobile money service

Moroccan telecoms operator, inwi announced the launch of its mobile money service ‘inwi money’ on Wednesday, 25 September 2019. inwi money is a service that utilises Mobiquity Money, the digital money platform from Comviva. The new service allows...

Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

September 19, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court

In a last-ditch attempt to undo the law made by the U.S. Government, Huawei will try to convince a judge that the ruling is unconstitutional. The law ensures that American contractors are prohibited from buying, selling or using any hardware from the Chinese...