Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

Digitalisation is reshaping telcos’ operations


By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TELECOMMUNICATIONS providers must reinvent and provide unmatched experience to customers through digital and innovative products lest they struggle in an increasingly digitalised industry. This is according to a recently released study by advisory firm, Analysys Mason, and Huawei. Entitled, “Digitalisation Reshaping Operations: a new Digital Operational Model for […]

Vodacom’s zero-rated service reaches over 7 million

Nyimpini Mabunda, Chief Officer: Consumer Business Unit at Vodacom

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A PLATFORM aimed at lowering the cost of communication while increasing digital and social connectivity in South Africa has reached 7,5 million people in its first year through advanced mobile technology. Tagged Vodacom Siyakha (isiZulu for we are building), it is targeted at the emerging prepaid (BOP) segment […]

MTN issues warning on latest OTP scam

Cyber security attack

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CUSTOMERS must be wary of yet another scam by fraudsters who con them after asking for their one-time pin (OTP). Once the pin is obtained, the fraudsters are then able to buy data or airtime from the customer’s accounts, after which that data or airtime is transferred to other […]

Urban areas must consider switch to fibre

Fiber optic cables

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GATED communities in South Africa have been urged to consider switching from copper to fibre to enjoy affordable internet and voice rates. A gated community is a form of residential area or housing estate containing strictly controlled entrances for pedestrians, vehicles, and often characterised by a closed perimeter […]

US$5 million deal boosts vaccination in Ivory Coast

Orange mobile

from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the mobile network operator, has entered a partnership to boost child immunisation in Ivory Coast. The US$ 5,47 million partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Ministry of Health has been announced at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Some 800 […]

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