Diversity 'energising' SA tech growth

2015-11-23 12:47

Race and gender diversity in the technology industry is adding new energy to startups and business models, says an industry player.

High speed networks to drive mobile data spike

2015-11-17 10:38

Higher speed long term evolution (LTE) networks are set to drive a massive increase in data consumption in sub-Saharan Africa, says a new report.

SA internet going mobile - study

2015-04-29 10:30

More South Africans are becoming connected while on the move, according to research from Ericsson.

MTN offers cheap smartphone data - with a catch

2015-03-03 10:45

MTN has launched a data bundle package at lower cost but with a shorter expiration date to encourage data consumption on its network.

And the most data intensive apps are...

2015-02-24 14:33

As mobile data continues to grow at exponential rates, it has emerged that just five applications are largely responsible for traffic.

Blistering mobile broadband demo in Africa

2015-02-16 10:08

Super high speed broadband speeds of 450mbps are possible in Africa, a new demonstration project has shown in Angola.

Ericsson and Apple in legal showdown

2015-01-14 15:44

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has filed a complaint against Apple in a US court over the iconic American brand's use of its technology in iPhones.

Joburg tops Africa in Ericsson ICT city index

2014-11-11 11:51

But the telecoms equipment maker notes that the South African city lags other global hubs with a relatively weak overall score.

Ericsson reports profit leap

2014-07-18 19:08

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has announced a leap in its second-quarter profits, beating analyst expectations.

Huge mobile growth, 5G networks 'around the corner'

2014-07-04 12:29

Mobile data is expected to jump - but many could find the enormity of that jump difficult to comprehend.


Startups need to focus on local solutions - Ericsson

2015-11-18 10:21

Technology solutions for Africa need to be developed locally to address local needs, says a network provider.

Phone firms race to rebuild Nepal network

2015-05-14 06:00

Earthquake-hit Nepal's communications networks are being rebuilt with small mobile data antennas, critical to help rescue workers.

Ericsson cuts 2 200 jobs in Sweden

2015-03-11 14:35

Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says it will cut 2 200 jobs in Sweden as part of a nine billion kronor ($1.1bn) savings package.

SA mobile data growth to surge 63% per year

2015-02-26 15:28

Mobile data is set for an 11 fold growth in South Africa as machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and smart devices become more mainstream in the country.

Joburg ‘takes back control’ of broadband project

2015-02-19 11:29

City officials say the municipality is taking over the build of its fibre network following the cancellation of a contract with Ericsson.

New cycle tech 'talks' to passing cars

2015-01-16 10:58

Cars and bicycles talking to each other? Now there's the possibility of the two communicating through a special helmet. Would you use it in SA?

Companies slow to develop mobile apps

2014-11-24 12:27

Slow deployment of mobile applications present a real risk to companies as they ignore the move toward mobile at their peril, new research shows.

Super high speed mobile network launched

2014-08-20 14:29

Singapore has become the first country to have access to the highest speed mobile broadband available with the commercial launch of a 4G LTE-Advanced network.

Digital warrior battles in Kenya

2014-07-11 21:08

The Nigerian creator of a new mobile phone game called Afro Fighters hopes his game will soon rival more popular and well-known ones.

Online video conferencing set to spike

2014-06-10 09:30

Online video will soon become the preferred method of communication for businesses as it allows for more efficient collaboration.

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