Browsing: Lambo Kanagaratnam

MTN South Africa’s chief enterprise officer, Lambo Kanagaratnam, has resigned from the company and will be replaced by former Cisco MD Alpheus Mangale, the telecommunications operator said on Tuesday. Lambotharan is leaving the company

MTN has introduced a token-based billing system to tackle what it describes as “simmering distress” experienced by customers who are “unwittingly billed for content services they have not subscribed for by unscrupulous wireless application service providers

There is space in South Africa’s telecommunications industry for only two mobile infrastructure operators providing next-generation wireless broadband using 4G/LTE technology, a senior industry executive has said, but a top analyst is not convinced

MTN has launched a new suite of cloud-based business software applications in partnership with Germany’s SAP and South African software services company Britehouse. MTN Business ERP solution offers SAP’s Business One cloud-based software to its business customers and to resellers

MTN South Africa chief technical officer Lambo Kanagaratnam is moving to a new role at the operator. Effective immediately, he will head up its enterprise business division. Airtel Africa chief technology officer Eben Albertyn has taken the reins from Kanagaratnam. Albertyn was formerly chief technology officer for MTN

Policy direction remains a stumbling block for telecommunications giants such as MTN and Vodacom in the race to fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) technology. Wireless Business Solutions has a notable head start

Eskom has asked for a 16%/year increase in electricity prices for the next five years – an effective doubling in the price over the period. This will increase costs for mobile operators and data-centre providers, with costs eventually flowing through to consumers, industry players have warned. Vox Telecom

MTN SA has signed a sponsorship deal with Bloodhound SSC (supersonic car), a UK-based project that bills itself as an “engineering adventure” and seeks to break the land-speed record by piloting a vehicle at more than 1 600km/h. The companies hope to use the project to encourage school

MTN SA is stepping up its investment in network infrastructure, promising to double the number of third-generation (3G) mobile base stations across the country in the next two years to 6 000 and extending wireless broadband access deep into underserved

MTN SA is running a pilot of its high-speed long-term evolution (LTE) network in Cape Town this week. The company has been testing LTE using approximately 100 towers in Gauteng since late August and has reallocated part of its 1,8GHz spectrum