Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

Chad's plan to
grow internet

Country cuts telecoms excise duty.

Monday, Jan 20th

MTN calls on SA govt to release spectrum

MTN calls on SA govt to release spectrum

Follows operator's announcement of "the first 5G tech and applications trial in Africa" in conjunction with Ericsson.

Orange launches new IP and IPX PoP in SA

Orange launches new IP and IPX PoP in SA

Following the launch, the company says it will now be able to fully address the market's needs.

Free WiFi at SA's SONA 2017

Free WiFi at SA's SONA 2017

Guests and journalists will connect to free WiFi during the State of the Nation Address.

Vodacom rolls out commercial NB-IoT in Gauteng, SA

Vodacom rolls out commercial NB-IoT in Gauteng, SA

Mobile network operator outlines NB-IoT ambitions in latest development.

Link Africa, New Telco SA connect on fibre rollout

Link Africa, New Telco SA connect on fibre rollout

New network will form part of Link Africa's core metro ring around Gauteng.

MTN SA completes LTE rollout in Rustenburg

MTN SA completes LTE rollout in Rustenburg

The increased LTE coverage in the mining town of Rustenburg was achieved through re-farming of existing spectrum.

Seacom out of the 'long grass' in Africa

Seacom out of the 'long grass' in Africa

Pan-African telecoms enabler says business is growing, industry smoke and mirrors are clearing and there are acquisition plans in the pipeline.

Telkom's Openserve to reduce prices in August

Telkom's Openserve to reduce prices in August

The company will upgrade its 2Mbps and 8Mbps offerings to 4Mbps and 10Mbps respectively free of charge.

MTN vows to improve network in 2017

MTN vows to improve network in 2017

MTN group CTIO Babak Fouladi says the delay in expediting the allocation of spectrum is stifling mobile broadband penetration.

Vodacom Video Play now has a comedy channel

Vodacom Video Play now has a comedy channel

The telco's video-on-demand service expands its bouquet to include a comedy channel called Gunga7.com.

MTN, Huawei announce 'Africa's first NB-IoT' solution'

MTN, Huawei announce Africa's first NB-IoT solution

Local network operators detail plans around NB-IoT infrastructure and solutions.