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MTN has said that due to the serious problem of cell tower vandalism, it has permanently shut down 53 of its base stations across the country.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 15, 2019, 12:59 pm
Like other mobile networks in South Africa with widespread network infrastructure, Vodacom's base stations have been subject to constant vandalism and theft.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 15, 2019, 8:30 am
MyBroadband asked Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, and Cell C what their response was to the publication of the spectrum policy.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 10, 2019, 4:59 am
The Competition Commission has released a statement regarding the recently-gazetted policy on high-demand spectrum and the directive on the licensing of the Wireless Open Access Network (WOAN).
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 2, 2019, 12:27 pm
Huawei said that 5G technology, along with the AI and cloud systems it enables, will have a transformative effect on industry across the world.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 1, 2019, 9:53 am
A base station has been erected on Matroosberg, according to a report in the Sunday Times.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 14, 2019, 5:29 am
Telkom will increase the price of its line rental and ADSL products from 1 September 2019. Here is how much you will pay.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: July 2, 2019, 5:02 pm
Given how expensive mobile data can be in South Africa, it is important that you choose the deals that best suit your needs.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: June 20, 2019, 7:00 am
U.K. wireless carriers building fifth-generation networks with Huawei equipment will shortly be stymied by a U.S. export ban on key components.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 20, 2019, 5:08 am
Truecaller, which is best known as a caller ID and spam blocking app, has launched a free voice calling service.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: June 19, 2019, 3:17 am
The treatment of Huawei by the U.S. and other countries will inform how Britain approaches the Chinese technology giant’s role in the next generation of 5G phone networks.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 12, 2019, 3:25 pm
Huawei has spoken to MyBroadband about the potential effects of the US trade ban on its interaction with local networks.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: June 11, 2019, 7:31 am
Nokia Oyj is winning contracts “quite handsomely” in new 5G telecom networks as the top three suppliers go head-to-head for the emerging business, Chief Executive Officer Rajeev Suri said.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 11, 2019, 5:17 am
Rain said that Rain's relationship with Huawei remains strong, and the network does not see this relationship changing.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: June 10, 2019, 10:59 am
Excluding China’s Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. from the next generation of mobile networks would lumber European phone companies with 55 billion euros ($62 billion) in extra costs, the wireless industry’s main lobby group said.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: June 7, 2019, 10:43 am