Number porting to enhance competition at call centres

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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE imminent introduction of number portability is anticipated to inject competition into the South African call centre market. Number portability enables fixed and mobile telecommunications customers to keep their existing telephone numbers when switching from one provider to another. South African independent telecommunications More...

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By On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

3G sites deployed in KZN rural areas

Vodacom Cloud DURBAN, (CAJ News) – VODACOM has deployed seven new base stations in the deep rural areas of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province. The 3G sites covering 637 km2 are to benefit 50 000 people in the More...

By On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

AfricaCom 2018 set to be sold-out

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – EXHIBITION space is almost sold out eight months before the 2018 edition of AfricaCom. According to organisers, over 85 percent of the exhibition hall is now booked. Among the over More...

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By On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

ISPs laud number portability regulations

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) has welcomed proposed amendments to the Independent Communications Authority’s (ICASA’s) Numbering Portability More...

Bruno Mettling, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Orange Group, Chairman and CEO of Orange (Middle East and Africa)
By On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Nokia, Orange sustain major Africa LTE rollout

Bruno Mettling, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Orange Group, Chairman and CEO of Orange (Middle East and Africa) ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – IN one of the largest rollouts in the continent, Nokia and Orange More...

By On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Ex-Vodacom executives assume reins at MTN

MTN JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN Business has welcomed executives Wanda Matandela and Dr Christian Wirtz as new Chief Enterprise Business Officer and Executive for Enterprise Solutions and Commercial Management More...

By On Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 a booming success

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE just-ended Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Spain has been hailed as a success following the attendance of more than 107 000 visitors from 205 countries and territories. The More...

By On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Kenya’s Safaricom launches first app store integration

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of M-PESA customers in Kenya can now pay for content on the Google Play Store following a partnership between Safaricom and DOCOMO Digital. The service is available to more More...

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By On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Acquisitions boost Blue Label annual revenue

blue label telecoms JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BLUE Label Telecoms has announced an increase in revenue to R13,5 billion (US$1,15 billion) for the year ended November 30 2017, inspired by some major acquisitions More...

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By On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Cattle rewards for Telecel mobile subscribers

From MARCUS MUSHONGA HARARE, (CAJ News) – TELECEL Zimbabwe customers stand a chance to win livestock, electronic equipment, airtime and cash through a point-based competition the mobile operator has announced. Known More...