Free smartphone offer 'won't compromise your data'

2017-11-10 07:06

User information will be kept safe, promises a retailer which is giving away smartphones as part of a programme to disrupt the traditional mobile business model.

REVIEW: Smartphone giants battle for your pocket

2015-12-23 09:46

Three new Chinese smartphone manufacturers are actively targeting South Africans with the proposal that you can have a decent device without breaking the bank.

Econet Zim to get $300m from China

2015-12-04 15:44

Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is set to get at least $300m from China Development Bank and ZTE.

Apple fights for bigger slice of China's pie

2014-01-15 12:30

The world's biggest mobile network is ready to offer Apple's iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle.

Apple wobbles in China as rivals compete

2013-07-24 11:00

There has been a drop in Apple's China revenue in April-June, as the technology gap with cheaper local rivals has narrowed.

In China, cheap, cheerful outsmarts Apple

2012-08-16 20:23

In China's booming smartphone market, which is set this year to become the world's largest, a host of local firms are primed with cheap phones to squeeze market share from Apple.


Asian phone makers flock to Google’s VR ‘Daydream’

2017-01-06 07:16

Internet search giant Google is looking to boost the reach of its mobile virtual reality offering ‘Daydream’ with the help of Asian phone makers.

Cheap devices, Africa to drive global smartphone growth

2015-12-08 12:27

Global smartphone shipments are losing steam but lower priced devices and the African market are likely to be an engine of growth, says an international research organisation.

ZTE tempts SA with cheap smartphones

2015-11-02 09:32

Chinese electronics maker ZTE is on a mission to gobble up South African market share with the launch of a smartphone range just before the shopping season.

Ethiopia, ZTE sign mobile deal

2013-08-19 08:42

Ethiopia has signed an $800m agreement with Chinese telecom giant ZTE to expand its telecommunications network.

EU warns China on telecoms dispute

2013-05-16 14:05

The European Commission has told China it is prepared to launch an investigation into anti-competitive behaviour by producers of mobile telecoms equipment.

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