Category archives for: Broadband

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, […]

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 […]

SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

South Africa Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. File photo.

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has been awarded an inaugural industry accolade to honour a government representative whose work in digital transformation and technology has a positive impact on the lives of people in Africa. The self-styled Commander of the Fourth Industrial […]

New smart feature phone closes Tanzania digital divide

Vodacom

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE launch of a new smart feature phone in Tanzania is anticipated to bridge the digital divide in the East African country. KaiOs Technologies, Vodacom, Azumi and Media Tek have launched the gadget known as the Smart Katochi. Retailing at TZSh 48 000 (US$20), […]

MTN deploys 5 000 OpenRAN sites globally

MTN 3G

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE MTN Group is to deploy more than 5 000 sites across its 21 operations, thereby bringing second-generation technology networks (2G), 3G and 4G connectivity into areas previously using Parallel Wireless’ OpenRAN (radio access network). Africa is the most digitally divided continent with only 44 percent unique mobile users. […]

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