Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

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 […]

Eid, Thakoor voted most outstanding Africa ICT executives

Somalia's Telesom CEO, Abdikarim Mohamed Eid honoured at AfricaCom

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – INDUSTRY colleagues have voted Abdikarim Mohamed Eid and Priya Thakoor as the continent’s most inspirational information and communications technology corporative executives (CXO) for the year. The duo has won the CXO of the Year and Enterprise CXO of the Year, respectively, at the just-concluded AfricaCom in Cape […]

MTC breaks new ground with Namibia Cloud launch

Left to Right - Lu Baoqiang: Huawei VP Southern Africa Region, Tim Ekandjo: MTC Chief Corp Officer; Engelbrecht Nawatiseb: Namibian Deputy ICT Minister, Elvis Nashilongo: MTC Board Chair, Patience Kanalelo: MTC
Chief Legal Officer and Li Ran Huawei: VP Southern Africa Region

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MOBILE Telecommunications Limited (MTC), Namibia’s largest mobile operator, has launched a comprehensive fibre internet and digital Cloud computing services to spearhead digital transformation in the Southern African country. It anticipated the services to be made available as of March next year would deliver secure and reliable business solutions to government, public and private enterprises. […]

Huawei unveils momentous Cloud service in South Africa

Huawei and industry partners at the launch of Huawei Cloud, Pic supplied

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN – GLOBAL information and communications technology infrastructure, Huawei, has launched its first public Cloud service in South Africa, set to provide organisations in the continent with lower-latency, reliable and secure services once available early next year. The public Cloud data centre will be located in Johannesburg, with plans to open similar facilities in other economic strongholds […]

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 […]

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