Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN SA invests millions in backup systems

Battery generator

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa spent more than R400 million ($27.7 million) last year on investments in battery backup systems and generators. Despite the spend, its mobile sites continue to face significant threats, due to Eskom’s ongoing stage three and stage four load shedding. Excluding the amount spent on new […]

Cell C starts Wi-Fi rollout with Cape launch

Cell C  Wi-Fi

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – CELL C has begun the rollout of Wi-Fi hotspots countrywide to enable the South African public access to the internet . The first spot has been launched at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in partnership with Facebook. “As an innovative business, Cell […]

Altron, SAS partner to transform SA public sector

Altron Group Chief Executive, Mteto Nyati

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TWO of South Africa’s technology industry leaders are to combine their strengths in a collaborative effort to help local customers transform their data into intelligence through the application of analytic software and services, focusing on all industries with exclusivity for the public sector. Global analytics software and services […]

UNITEL signed as first WEF partner in Angola

Angola's UNITEL Chairperson, Isabel dos Santos

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – ANGOLAN mobile network operator, UNITEL, is the first company from the Southern African country to be included in the World Economic Forum (WEF) exclusive network of Partner level companies. It joins the Dangote Group, as the only other partner from the continent. The partnership will […]

Vodacom launches OneNumber, unveils first eSIM wearable

Vodacom, Samsung innovative partnership

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VODACOM customers will soon be able to connect and link a number of devices to their primary account using the same phone number. This follows the launch of Vodacom OneNumber on Tuesday. Eventually, customers with multiple devices that have SIM or eSIM capability such as smartwatches, tablets, additional […]

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