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First 5G devices will be hotspots, not phones

The US’s two biggest mobile network operators, AT&T and Verizon Communications, have conceding that phones won’t be available in time for the launch of fifth-generation mobile service this year, plan instead

Telecoms deals back as CEOs head to Barcelona

Telecommunications executives from Vodafone Group to Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica are headed to the industry’s annual get-together in Barcelona next week with more on their minds than the latest handsets. Deals under consideration

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung, wounded by Apple in the smartphone wars, will begin its fightback this Sunday when it takes the wraps off the latest flagship device in its Galaxy S line-up – and thanks to American mobile operator T-Mobile, we now have a good idea what the

Gregory Serandos
Everyone wants to be a monopoly

Last week was one of the most interesting in the history of telecommunications in South Africa. Telkom made its second bid in seven years for Business Connexion (BCX), while Vodacom and Neotel came to an agreement on a R7bn acquisition, which, if approved, will finally give the mobile operator a compelling offering in the enterprise

Dirk de Vos
Say ‘no’ to Vodacom, Neotel deal

There is a certain irony in the fact that at the same time that our cellphone companies are announcing dramatic cuts to both their data and call rates in what appears to be a price war, we are also confronted by announcements on proposed tie-ups that, if concluded, will reduce competition in the sector. The irony is no coincidence. Cell C’s effort to win market