Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

Telcoms union demands connection of African rural areas

African Telecommunications Union

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN governments have been urged to speed the connection of rural and remote areas to enhance economic opportunities. Abdoulkarim Soumaila, the African Telecommunications Union, made the call at the AfricaCom, the premier Pan-African technology, telecoms and media event, held in Cape Town, South Africa. “All […]

African telcos urged to drive value growth


By GIFT NDOLWANE in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN telecommunications carriers have been urged to focus on providing customers with a great user experience to achieve new value-driven growth. Huawei, the leading global information technology and communications solutions provider, made the call at the ongoing AfricaCom in Cape Town. ICT industry can […]

Zimbabwe completes multi-billion dollar 4G rollout

Zimbabwe's ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE has completed a US$218 million rollout of 4G network as government sustains its policy to facilitate the delivery of a digital society as a key component for economic growth. The Southern African country has also embarked in a $100 million project to ensure rollout of […]

Historic AfricaCom 2017 resumes in South Africa


From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MORE than 11 000 delegates and 400 exhibitors have converged in Cape Town, South Africa for AfricaCom, the annual premier Pan-African technology, telecoms and media event. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the event endorsed by governments promises to showcase cutting-edge information and communications […]

Cell C unveils ‘black’ VOD offering

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By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CELL C, the mobile virtual network operator, has announced a new video-on-demand (VOD) platform, set to cater for increasing demand for content services. Tagged “Black”, the platform will launch on November 14, with services available from R5 (US$0,35) a day. Available also to non-Cell C users, it has been hailed […]


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