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.

Time for Africa to take tech lead, ownership

2015-11-17 11:17

Africa is not just a consumer of technology anymore as the continent's telecoms market could become bigger than that of Europe, says an industry player.

Mobile helps boost Telkom earnings

2015-11-16 10:26

Fixed line revenues are tumbling but mobile has helped spur a jump in earnings at Telkom, the company said in its interim results statement.

Shutting down Autopage has been ‘emotionally tough’

2015-11-13 14:31

Mobile service provider Altech Autopage has tried to mitigate retrenchments amid the company eyeing a February 2016 shut down, its managing director has said.

Fin24 users urge Xiaomi to SA success

2015-11-13 11:44

Fin24 users are eager to see Xiaomi disrupt the South Africans market with lower priced smartphones.

Sony rules Orange online store

2015-11-12 15:42

Sony has entrenched its dominance at the top of the pile on the Orange online store which released quarterly sales figures.

MTN mimics Apple with return of ex-boss

2015-11-10 16:29

Africa’s biggest mobile-phone company is following in the footsteps of Apple and Dell and turning to the person who brought it the most success: Phuthuma Nhleko.

Fin24 users reject WhatsApp regulation

2015-11-10 11:50

Fin24 users have reacted with derision to mobile operators suggesting that over the top providers such as WhatsApp should be regulated.

Icasa transfers On Digital Media licence

2015-11-10 08:31

The On Digital Media licence has been transferred to StarTimes, according to a statement from the regulator.

MTN CEO resignation 'not an admission of guilt'

2015-11-09 10:26

The resignation of MTN Group president and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa should not be seen as an admission of wrongdoing, the operator has said.


MTN share price hammered over fine worries

2015-11-17 12:13

MTN's share price has continued its downward trend as news emerged that the Nigerian authorities would not reduce the $5.2bn fine.

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.

Autopage ‘looked at’ MVNO model

2015-11-13 16:49

Before coming to the decision to shut down mobile service provider Autopage, the business’ management considered a mobile virtual network operator model.

Hisense makes a triple SA play

2015-11-13 12:09

Hisense is making a strong South African play with a new set of smartphones that the Chinese manufacturer has launched.

Fin24 users praise dual-SIM 'convenience'

2015-11-13 09:05

Fin24 users have indicated that dual SIM technology is handy when you have to manage more than one mobile number.

Xiaomi targets tech-savvy South Africans

2015-11-12 14:39

Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi is aiming to target a tech-savvy market in South Africa, says a distributor.

Tshwane doubles free Wi-Fi data allocation

2015-11-10 14:04

The City of Tshwane has doubled the daily data allowance on its public Wi-Fi programme.

Tshwane 'Uber for security' app goes live

2015-11-10 10:02

The first phase of the Namola security application has been given the green light in the City of Tshwane.

Vodacom calls for OTT regulation

2015-11-09 13:06

South Africa's biggest mobile network wants a regulatory approach to data-driven over the top applications such as Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

Tencent uses entertainment to beat China slowdown

2015-11-09 09:19

Smartphone games for the one billion users of WeChat and free streaming of ‘Game of Thrones’ are expected to help drive a 28% surge in sales for Tencent Holdings.

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