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Samsung Electronics welcomed the S21 FE 5G to the Galaxy S21 series. The S21 FE 5G is a smartphone that delivers select fan-favorite Galaxy S21 premium features in a well-rounded package to empower people to explore and express themselves. It is equipped with some of the most-loved aspects of...
Telkom has filed an application asking the Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the Invitations To Apply (ITAs) published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) on 10 December 2021. The application includes an urgent interdict to prevent ICASA from processing any applications until the...
After a long year, the holidays are finally here and we can’t wait! Whether you’re looking to pack the festive season full of exciting plans with family and friends, or if you’re ready to catch a break and spend the holidays curled up at home, Huawei Mobile Services (HMS)...
South Africa’s emerging streaming leader, TelkomONE, this week announces the addition of top end video-on-demand content (VOD) and linear channels from the WarnerMedia stable. “With unusually high summer rainfall expected in Gauteng and unseasonal wet weather already being experienced in the Cape, we’re sure these world-class Warner channels focused purely...
Smartphone cameras are no longer just the most convenient option – they are quickly becoming the best one, beating traditional digital cameras with computational power and innovation. Improved sensor size and resolution mean users can capture more details and render images accurately in complex lighting conditions. Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms...
MTN in partnership with ayoba, has reached an exciting milestone of over 10 million monthly active users. 2021 has been a fast-paced year so far for ayoba, who celebrated its second year in operation in May 2021. The ayoba platform aims to harness growth in the African digital economy by...
World Mobile, who recently announced their plans to make low-cost, high-quality internet access available to all Zanzibaris, has signed a partnership with the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar to provide free, unlimited internet to schools across the region. World Mobile has already connected Forodhani, Benbella, Kiwengwa Schools which comprise more than 1,000 students, and has plans to connect 10 more schools by the end of January 2022....
OPPO, the global smart technology company, today launched its first foldable flagship smartphone, the OPPO Find N, on the second day of its annual OPPO INNO DAY showcase. A result of four years of research and development and six generations of prototypes, the OPPO Find N brings a new...
Tingg, the all-in-one super payments app, won the ‘Overall Mobile App of the Year’ in Kenya at the inaugural Mobile App Summit and Awards held on Friday 10th in a prestigious gala dinner. They also bagged the ‘Mobile App of the Year: Productivity and Utilities’ at the event held...
A new approach to towers, growth of neutral hosts, and an expansion of private networks. Those are three strong trends to consider in telecom infrastructure for next year. This according to Fergal Lawlor, CEO at antenna solutions provider Alpha Wireless.   A strong recovery post-pandemic has further accelerated the transition of...
Fujifilm, an international group founded in Japan, and Ooredoo, Tunisia’s leading telecommunications operator, have joined forces to offer the operator’s Tunisian subscribers an innovative digital photo printing solution. Customers will be able to print photos at in-store kiosks by connecting to the My Ooredoo app. A digital solution...
Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions, a subsidiary of UAE government entity Professional Communication Corporation (Nedaa) and the Official Secure Systems Provider of Expo 2020 Dubai, has deployed its state-of-the-art, mission-critical communication solution at the Expo site where it currently runs its Operations Center. Esharah has made available thousands of Airbus TETRA...
The Pay-as-you-go (PayG) finance system has been around for quite some time, but its impact on device financing is relatively recent. As all businesses and most of the crucial operations even in our day-to-day lives rely heavily on technology, everyone desires to own their personal devices, especially smartphones. But...
FNB’s mobile virtual network operator, FNB Connect, has partnered with South African fibre provider Vox Telecom to launch a fibre solution to help SMEs with their telecommunications needs. FNB Connect is also introducing new software vouchers, including Microsoft 365 and antivirus solutions such as McAfee and Norton, that FNB and...
MTN Group on Friday launched the construction of a state-of-the-art headquarters for MTN Côte d’Ivoire, as well as the start of a local trial of 5G services in Abidjan. Both took place during a state visit to the West African country by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. After the conclusion...
World Mobile, a London, UK-based mobile network provider, is launching a unique hybrid mobile network supported by low altitude platform balloons in Zanzibar, as it plans to roll out its innovative service providing reliable mobile internet to more people at a lower cost throughout the African continent. World Mobile’s balloons...