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Boris Johnson is set to start phasing out the use of Huawei Technologies Co. equipment in Britain’s 5G network as soon as this year, according to the Telegraph newspaper.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 5:02 am
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission designated Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. as national security threats, a step toward driving the Chinese manufacturers from the U.S. market where small rural carriers rely on their cheap network equipment.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 5:07 am
MTN has officially launched its 5G network in South Africa, which it said will deliver higher peak data speeds, ultra-low latency, increased reliability, and greater network capacity.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 10:09 am
South African mobile networks refuse to be drawn into discussing the prospect of French telecommunications giant Orange entering the country.
Posted: June 27, 2020, 1:28 pm
The battle between MTN and the Durban Anti Cellmast Alliance continues, with a court case set for later this year.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 10:57 am
Telkom has experienced a big decline in fixed broadband, closer subscribers, Internet all-access subscribers and fixed access lines. There was, however, one exception.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 1:33 pm
Telkom says it has recorded 57 positive coronavirus cases as of 20 June 2020, with 19 recoveries and two deaths.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 7:26 am
Than national lockdown has resulted in an increase in both call volumes and data usage, according to South African mobile networks.
Posted: June 17, 2020, 11:33 am
Orange, France's largest telecoms company, is considering moving into the South African telecoms market.
Posted: June 15, 2020, 6:33 am
MTN faces new allegations of aiding al-Qaeda and the Taliban, reports Reuters.
Posted: June 8, 2020, 12:22 pm
Battery theft at cellphone towers is a major issue plaguing South African mobile networks.
Posted: June 4, 2020, 4:09 pm
Vodacom recently launched its 5G mobile network in South Africa, and its first customers have been pleased with the service, the company said.
Posted: May 31, 2020, 1:00 pm
ICASA has published its Final Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan (RSFAP) which covers the frequency band spanning 470 MHz to 694 MHz.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 1:49 pm
Vodacom has announced it will enlist the aid of community members to protect its cellphone towers from vandalism and battery theft.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 10:16 am
Chunks of electromagnetic frequency spectrum known as Television White Spaces can be used to provide affordable broadband Internet to South Africans.
Posted: May 17, 2020, 12:59 pm