British telecommunications giant BT has confirmed it is removing Huawei equipment from key areas of its 4G network, as concerns continue to be raised about the Chinese firm’s presence in telecoms infrastructure.
Vodacom and the Economic Freedom Fighters have issued a terse joint statement after alleged supporters of the radical-left political party were involved in trashing various cellular stores around the country.
Cell C’s network was down for more than two hours on Saturday after Eskom load shedding caused the air conditioning to fail in a key data centre.
Fifth-generation mobile technology will attract 1.5 billion subscriptions in the next six years, with 5G networks expected to cover more than 40% of the world’s population by December 2024.
A successful request to a parliamentary committee, brought by the Democratic Alliance, means the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill will likely no longer be passed in parliament before the 2019 general election.
New (tele)communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abraham’s first intervention must be dealing with the hugely problematic Electronic Communications Amendment Bill. By Duncan McLeod.
Safaricom’s market share dropped 1.6 percentage points to 65.4% in the three months to June as Bharti Airtel’s Kenyan unit and Telkom Kenya increased mobile phone customers at a faster pace.
A new report by Cisco predicts that more traffic will flow across the Internet in the next five years than in the history of the global interconnected network.
Government’s telecommunications bill, if enacted without radical changes, will have a “devastating” effect on the ICT sector, destroying the incentives that have led to almost universal mobile coverage in South Africa.
Vodacom has rubbished the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill’s wholesale open-access provisions, describing them as “intrusive and onerous”.