Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban - reports

2019-11-13 21:05

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security concerns, according to reports.

Here's how SA mobile operators are offering new treats to entice you into mobile binge data

2018-05-08 09:58

South Africans who enjoy streaming on mobile devices are in for a treat as operators race to capture eyeballs with free or reduced data offers.

MTN bolts past 20Gbps mobile connection on 5G test

2018-01-08 18:37

MTN and Ericsson trialled the first tests for lightning-fast 5G in Africa during the first week of 2018, with a live demonstration on Monday.

Ericsson, Apple settle litigation

2015-12-22 15:11

Sweden's Ericsson AB and Apple have agreed to a seven-year co-operation deal that brings an end to outstanding patent litigations.

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?


Public, private sector will have to work together on UN sustainable development goals, WEF hears

2019-09-10 08:43

A collaborative effort from both the private and public sector is necessary to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, delegates at WEF Africa heard.

Ericsson shares fly as Swedish telecom giant caps losses

2018-04-22 12:51

Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson has posted improved first quarter results, as it presses a massive cost-saving drive that has prompted thousands of jobs cuts.

Android overtakes Windows as world goes mobile

2016-01-20 12:07

There is increasing evidence that people are shifting from traditional computers to mobile devices.

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.

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