MTN eyes sharing cell tower infrastructure

2015-10-15 12:46

South Africa is set for increasing sharing between mobile networks as profitability pressures force compromise, according to the MTN CEO.

SA leads Africa in 4G adoption

2015-10-08 11:43

Mobile broadband is growing at the healthiest pace in South Africa and will account for half of all 4G connections in the Southern African Development Community.

Africa mobile growth to slow - report

2015-10-08 09:43

Growth in Africa's mobile phone users is set to slow sharply in the next five years, a study has showed.

Streaming TV threatens SA broadcasters - expert

2015-08-24 09:07

Internet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in South Africa, but the technology is hamstrung by cost challenges, says an analyst.

'Just dump SA digital TV migration'

2015-07-14 07:49

South Africa's adoption of digital terrestrial television (DTT) should be carefully evaluated and perhaps even dumped, says an industry insider.

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.

Mobile data crunch to hit SA, says GSMA

2015-02-10 11:19

South Africa does not have the necessary spectrum to cater for the country's growing appetite for mobile data, say experts.

'Mobile phone networks are not cash cows'

2014-11-21 08:52

All mobile operators are not huge financial cash machines, especially where multiple players vie for market share in one country, says an international organisation.

Governments warned over heavy mobile taxes

2014-11-20 10:24

Governments should not seek to tax mobile operators out of existence, says an international organisation.

Why men control the internet

2014-11-17 13:42

Men are ruling the digital world - creating a more sexist arena online than we face in the real world, industry leaders have claimed.


SA tops Africa in mobile app downloads

2015-10-08 13:20

South Africa leads in mobile application downloads in the Sub-Saharan Africa market as consumers in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya race to catch up.

Mobile sector contributes $102bn to African GDP

2015-10-08 10:49

Mobile operators have made a significant contribution to the Sub-Saharan economy in the last year, an international organisation has found.

SA Wi-Fi growth will 'boost GDP'

2015-09-21 07:50

More needs to be done to ensure Wi-Fi technology delivers on its potential to boost local gross domestic product, says an industry body.

Govt should get out of broadband, warns GSMA

2015-07-14 10:51

The South African government should not get involved in the high speed mobile broadband spectrum market, an international body has warned.

SADC's roaming rates must be reduced - GSMA

2015-06-04 12:57

Local operators need to significantly cut the fees that they charge for international calling in the region, says an international body.

Demand soars for Tshwane's free Wi-Fi TV

2015-02-12 12:01

The City of Tshwane's online television network has notched up one million downloads, according to Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.

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.

Cape Town launches public Wi-Fi

2014-11-20 11:30

The City of Cape Town and Orange announced on Thursday the launch of a Wi-Fi network that would offer limited free internet access in some of the city's poorer suburbs.

Orange: Hey Cell C, call us to chat

2014-11-19 12:00

Orange has no plans to buy struggling South African mobile operators though the French-based telecoms firm is open to discussions.

African mobile subscriptions set for huge spike

2014-11-06 14:33

GSMA report says that Sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growth area for mobile subscribers.

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