Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

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 […]

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), […]

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