Category archives for: Technology

Investing in LTE crucial even in 5G era

Huawei Vice-President for Southern Africa, David Chen

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – INVESTMENTS in fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology (4G)/ Long Term Evolution (LTE) remain vital for operators in sub-Saharan Africa even with the advent of the 5G era. According to an expert, 4G/LTE thus must remain a core focus of network construction for the immediate future David Chen, […]

Call to digitalise Africa’s informal sector

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from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS believe Africa’s informal sector must leverage emerging digital technologies to meet local and global market needs. Several African experts met here in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, under the aegis of the Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) at the 18th Africa Resource Bank Forum. The […]

Dos Santos urges energy investments to propel 5G

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – PROMINENT African businesswoman, Isabel dos Santos, has called on stakeholders to increase investments in the energy sector and enhance the move to fifth generation technology (5G) networks. Dos Santos, ranked the continent’s richest woman, was speaking at the just-ended AfricaCom conference in Cape Town, […]

Huawei, Safaricom clinch ‘Most Innovative Service’ award

Safaricom and Huawei Receive Prestigious “Most Innovative Service” Award at AfricaCom 2019

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and Safaricom have received the prestigious Most Innovative Service – the Business of Tomorrow- award for the revolutionary mobile money overdraft service that has gained popularity in Kenya. The award has been clinched at the AfricaCom, the continent’s biggest telecoms and technology event […]

MTN on course to become Africa’s 5G pioneer

Giovanni Chiarelli, CTIO MTN South Africa and Nicolas Blixell, VP, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, at the contract signing

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa is set to be one of the leading pioneers of fifth generation technology (5G). This after the operator selected Ericsson as its 5G network modernisation vendor as it upgrades its core network to support third generation partnership project (3GPP)-compliant 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) architecture. Ericsson will […]

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