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Allocate spectrum or fall behind industry 4.0, SA warned

5G network

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa must urgently allocate high-demand spectrum, lest the continent’s most advanced economy fell behind in the fourth industrial revolution. This is according to MTN South Africa, the mobile operator, as it announced the first 5G customer trial deployment locally, starting with a fixed wireless access site at […]

Huawei predicts video market to reach $400 billion

Huawei video services

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has projected the video services market to be worth US$400 billion over the next five years. Senior officials made the projections at a major continental information and communications technology (ICT) summit held in Cape Town, where carriers were encouraged to focus on the […]

Historic partnership to boost Africa ICT skills development

Left to Right: Danny Lin (from Huawei), Dr Du Yue (UNESCO) Michael Meng
(Huawei) and Jacques Nel (Huawei)

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AN information and communications technology (ICT) talent ecosystem programme has been launched to address the critical shortage of skilled professionals in the sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. The partnership between Huawei, the global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, and United Nations’ Educational, Scientific […]

MTN unveils smart feature phone rollout plans

Left Huidi Li, Executive Vice President at China Mobile and Rob Shutter, MTN Group Chief Executive Officer at the press event in Cape Town on Tuesday. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, has announced plans to introduce a “smart feature phone” in its African markets next year, in line with strategies to bridge the mobile internet access divide. The plans, announced in partnership with China Mobile and Unisoc among others, have been […]

MTN, Huawei IoT solution to curb stock theft, poaching

Left to right: Dean Yu, President of Huawei Southern Africa Carrier Business Group, Wanda Matandela, CEO of MTN SA’s Enterprise Business Unit and Brian Xu, Huawei Cloud Core Sales and Marketing VP at the launch of
the Connected Animal IoT solution in Cape Town

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa and Huawei Technologies have partnered to launch the Connected Animal solution, an Internet of Things (IoT) innovation aimed at solving the rampant problems of stock theft and rhino poaching. Launched in Cape Town at AfricaCom, the continent’s largest telecommunications, media and […]

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