Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN spends R40 billion on network upgrades

MTN South Africa Chief Technology and Information Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has invested over R40 billion ($2,8 billion) in the past four years to build South Africa’s best network, the company disclosed as it announced it was developing a software-defined Wide-Area Network (SD WAN) and re-purposing thousands of sites across the country. The move is aimed at harnessing […]

Rwanda trade fair goes cashless with MTN m-Ticket

Executives at the launch of MTN m-Ticket in Kigali

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) –THE upcoming Rwanda International Trade Fair and Expo is to be fully Cashless with the official launch of a digital user-friendly ticketing solution. The launch of the MTN m-Ticket is a partnership of the mobile network operator and the Private Sector Federation (PSF) a professional organisation […]

Youthful Africa remains fastest growing mobile region

Rwanda flag

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – SUB-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first time. This is according to a new GSMA (Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association/ Mobile Special Group Association) study released in Kigali, […]

Vodacom announces entry into IoT segment

Vodacom

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VODACOM, South Africa’s largest mobile network operator has entered the consumer Internet of Things (IoT) market with the introduction of a range of devices allowing customers to connect and monitor their homes, children, pets and possessions. The “V by Vodacom” range of devices include the V-Pet tracker, V-Kids […]

Honor confirms continued usage of Google’s Android

Huawei Honor 20 Pro

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IN major boost to mobile clients using Honor handsets, the company has announced that Google and affiliated programmes would continue to operate on its devices. The announcement follows the recent lift of the United States ban. Raymond Liu, Head of Honor South Africa articulated the company’s position as a […]

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