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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MTN Nigeria
By On Thursday, May 6th, 2021

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

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...

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan
By On Thursday, April 29th, 2021

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...

Nigeria mobile operators
By On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

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...

By On Monday, April 26th, 2021

Drones deployed to assess Cape fire losses

Drones from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – INSURANCE companies are deploying drones to inspect and quantify fire damage at the University of Cape Town (UCT). They have sought the assistance of leading More...

Black IT Forum
By On Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Survey reveals extent of SA’s ICT skills deficit

Black IT Forum by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – SOME 25 skills are in shortage within South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Data Scientist, ICT Security Specialist, and Data More...

Huawei Cloud
By On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Huawei targets increase in Africa Cloud market share

Huawei Cloud by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI is projecting a rapid growth of its Cloud business in the continent, partly because of a shift to such technology during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The More...

Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany
By On Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Sub-sea fibre cable makes historic landing in Mauritius

Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS –THE landing of a submarine cable in Mauritius paves the way for a new breed of applications and services More...

MTN tower
By On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

R50 billion investment retains MTN as network of choice

MTN tower by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN’s R50-billion infrastructure investment over the past five years is paying off after the operator was again adjudged the best mobile network in South Africa More...