Category archives for: Broadband

MTN Business resumes SD-WAN rollout

MTN pre-paid subscribers to enjoy newly introduced bonanza promotion

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – NETWORK congestion and service outages are set to be addressed as MTN Business begins the rollout of its software-defined networking in a wide area network (SD-WAN). The rollout started on Monday to existing and new enterprise customers. It follows the increased uptake of wide area networks (WANs) by […]

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


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), […]

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