Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN Awards for Social Change winners announced

Nick Rockey, MD Trialogue (centre) with left to right: Mara Glennie, founder and director of the TEARS Foundation; Angie Maloka, senior manager community programmes at the MTN SA Foundation; Lumka Nkanyana, senior manager monitoring and evaluation at the Ubunye Foundation; and Susannah Morcowitz, SA programmes manager at Teach A Man To Fish.

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A foundation that supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse, an organisation that improve school results and social behaviour among high school learners as well as another that helps schools create fully functional student-led businesses have won the R1 million MTN Awards for Social Change. TEARS Foundation, Gold […]

Battery theft concerns ahead of festive season

Battery generator

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN is appealing to consumers to report battery theft and vandalism of network towers in the lead up to the festive season. The mobile networks company fears the infrastructure would not be spared the escalating crime around December. “Although great strides have been made in the prevention and […]

Huawei resists US ban, global smartphone slump

US - China trade war

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI is the only global smartphone vendor to achieve double-digit growth in smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2019, as it continues withstanding restrictions slapped on it by the United States. The Chinese company sold 65,8 million smartphones, an increase of 26 percent year over year. According to […]

MTN Business resumes SD-WAN rollout

MTN pre-paid subscribers to enjoy newly introduced bonanza promotion

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – NETWORK congestion and service outages are set to be addressed as MTN Business begins the rollout of its software-defined networking in a wide area network (SD-WAN). The rollout started on Monday to existing and new enterprise customers. It follows the increased uptake of wide area networks (WANs) by […]

Proudly-African smartphone rolls out in SA


by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africans have an opportunity to procure and acquire high quality and affordable smartphones after a local bank partnered with the manufacturer to make the gadgets available to the financial institution’s clients. Nedbank has signed the partnership with Mara Phones, a development that executives said was a big […]

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