Vodacom spends over R200 million to expand rural coverage

Vodacom's 4G base station

Vodacom’s 4G base station by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM has spent R207 million (US$14,8 million) to upgrade network infrastructure across the Free State and Northern Cape provinces during the 2020/21 financial period. It has spent R67 million during the period deploying new sites in deep rural areas. A total of 40 new sites have More...

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OPPO A74 5G
By On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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OPPO enhances foray into SA’s 5G space

OPPO A74 5G by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – COMPETITION in South Africa’s fifth-generation (5G) smartphone space is intensifying with the launch of the OPPO A74 5G. With this latest addition, there are More...

Huawei Cloud AI
By On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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‘Roaring 20s’ poised to power South Africa’s digital future

Huawei Cloud AI by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE fifth-generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks (5G), artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing have emerged as the catalysts More...

MTN Nigeria
By On Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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MTN lists N110 billion in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – MTN Nigeria has issued N110 billion (US$4,12 billion) fixed rate bond in the West African country that is its biggest market. The Series I, seven-year, More...

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi,
By On Friday, April 30th, 2021
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MTN introduces disadvantaged scholars to new digital world

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – AN investment of more than R1,249 million (US$86 579) will empower disabled tertiary students in the northern Limpopo More...

Humphrey Kariuki: “Plan B stands for batteries”.
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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A story to be read with the lights off

Humphrey Kariuki: “Plan B stands for batteries”. Millions across Africa live without access to the grid. A businessman from Nairobi has a plan to change that, but first he wants you to turn off the lights. from HUMPHREY More...

Kaspersky threat intelligence
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Kenya, Nigeria, SA record increase in mobile threats

Kaspersky threat intelligence by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN – CONSUMERS must remain vigilant in their online activities following revelations of a surge in cyber attacks in Africa’s biggest economies. Research More...

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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MTN retail channel drives inclusion and gender diversity

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O’Sullivan by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – SEVERAL former employees of the mobile network operator are now fully-fledged MTN store owners as the company’s More...

Explore Data Science Academy Chief Executive Officer, Shaun Dippnall
By On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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World leading data science institute expands to Africa

Explore Data Science Academy Chief Executive Officer, Shaun Dippnall by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – EXPLORE Data Science Academy (EDSA), South Africa’s world-leading data science training institute, More...

Nigeria mobile operators
By On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Nigeria records major increase in internet uptake

Nigeria mobile operators from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – INTERNET subscriptions in Nigeria, Africa’s largest country by economy and population, have grown by 13 percent over the past twelve More...