Telkom today announced that it will offer its SoftCap customers uncapped data for video and gaming services to maximise the value of the latest bandwidth hungry devices and services. “As devices evolve and video streaming gains popularity we know that to be relevant we must deliver on the data demands...
With the continued success of its Mahala offering, MTN South Africa has now introduced a Mahala Data promotion that gives customers free additional value on their Internet bundles as the company continues to focus on addressing South Africa’s growing appetite for Internet access. “The Internet has become an integral part of our...
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 – both post and pre-paid – in the name of...
A mobile engagement platform, Wyzetalk, was named one of twelve finalists at this year’s FNB Business Innovation Awards, which took place last Thursday night in Sandton. The FNB Business INNOVATION Awards 2017 aim to recognise and celebrate the efforts of high-impact entrepreneurs who have embraced many challenges to create...
Tecno Mobile has unveiled the Phantom Z smartphone, which caters for the Nigerian market. According to the manufacturer, the device will come with a data bundle from either MTN, Etisalat, Glo or Airtel - dependent on the customer's choice. The Phantom Z smartphone features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED Full HD Screen...
MTN Mobile Money users, who are also Ecobank customers in 12 African countries, will soon be able to withdraw cash from Ecobank ATMs. They will also be able to transfer money between their Mobile Money and Ecobank accounts. The service was piloted in Ghana last month, and will soon be...
South African mobile operator MTN has launched mobile internet cafés that will allow customers to connect and experience the smart life for free throughout the country. MTN’s eStreet mobile internet cafés are offering subscribers a free interactive service to help and educate them about smart devices, connect digitally that will...
Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has announced the launch of its first store in Africa, offering customers direct access to Huawei devices and technical support. The store, located at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg, opened its doors to the public on February 12th. “We have seen significant...
In a bid to curb the rising incidents of telecom infrastructure vandalism, the Kenyan government has made known its intention to put in place a telecom infrastructure protection law by the end of December 2013. Information Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang'i told journalists in Nairobi that the move was...
MTN Group has today announced the launch of a new mobile Facebook site (0.facebook.com), to enable its subscribers browse the popular social network site without incurring any data charges. Facebook’s 0.facebook.com site is optimized for speed – it is a new faster, lightweight version of Facebook’s mobile site m.facebook.com. The...
On Sunday (23 February 2014), MTN South Africa introduced a R30 MTN Pay As You Go bundle that will see its prepaid customers experience guaranteed and reduced rates of 90c, 95c and 99c per minute for making On-net (MTN to MTN), Off-net (MTN to other networks) or All-net calls...
New data from mobile operator Safaricom reveals that 67% of mobile phones sold in Kenya are smartphones. In addition, the report shows that in excess of 100 000 new smartphones are shipped to customers each month. "Safaricom will continue championing for the increased penetration of smartphones from the current 67%, with a...
Microsoft South Africa, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the University of Limpopo, and local networking firm Multisource, with regulatory support from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa have officially launched the implementation phase of the TV...
South African mobile operator Cell C has announced that former CEO Alan Knott-Craig will be returning to the company after a period of illness. While he won’t be serving in his capacity as CEO, he will be returning as an Executive Board Member. “I would like to announce the return...
In a bid to help tackle skills development and job creation within the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, Vodacom South Africa has embarked on a drive to help empower unemployed youth with ICT skills training. On Tuesday, Vodacom through its Mobile Education programme in partnership with Cisco and MICT-Seta kicked-off...
Telkom has issued a warning to its uncapped ADSL customers. Telkom has stated that excessive concurrent sessions or bandwidth intensive protocols may result in throttling and bandwidth shaping. According to Telkom, streaming video as well as online gaming can be considered as data intensive usage and may cause problems. The...