Telkom has hit back at ZTE Mzanzi, a networking equipment vendor that was successful in bringing an interdict against the fixed-line operator in the high court on Friday, saying the court order will delay the roll-out of its upgraded access network and ultimately harm consumers. The operator said it was “confident” that its “robust procurement policy and the process
This was undoubtedly the week for uncapped broadband news, with MTN, Telkom and iBurst all announcing new products. Your TalkCentral hosts, Duncan McLeod and Craig Wilson, unpack all the announcements and what they mean. Also in this week’s podcast, we
FibreCo, the joint venture between Cell C, Convergence Partners and Internet Solutions, has awarded the contract for the construction of its national open-access fibre optic network to China’s ZTE. The company plans to build a 12 000km national fibre-optic
At first glance, the S306 from Chinese telecommunications company ZTE looks like it’s meant as a joke. With its gigantic buttons, it looks like something that would be most appropriate in the hands of DreamWorks Animation’s loveable ogre, Shrek. It resembles a toy phone you might find in an aisle at Reggies.
Vodacom is introducing a range of low-cost devices, including a US$40 smartphone, in an effort to broaden the market that has access to e-mail and the Web in SA. The smarphone, developed for Vodacom parent Vodafone and meant for use in emerging markets, has a Qwerty keyboard and a basic, 2,2-inch TFT display