Newly launched LTE network provider appoints COO

South Africa’s newly launched LTE-Advanced network, Rain, has appointed Gareth Tindall as Chief Operating Officer. Announced in September 2016, the Rain LTE-A network of currently 750 active base stations, and increasing daily, already extends across ... ( read original story ...)

Dataxis says 4G customers in Africa to reach 296 mln by 2022

Dataxis foresees a steady rise in mobile internet connectivity in Africa, with 4G mobile subscribers expected to reach 296 million by 2022 compared to 24 million in 2016. Dataxis forecasts that LTE will be accessible in all 54 countries. The number of 3G ... ( read original story ...)

North America, APAC will drive 5G adoption

4G took five years to cover 2.5 billion users, compared with eight years for 3G. North America, Asia-Pacific, and Western Europe will lead 5G adoption. These markets have already begun trials of 5G networks and devices, which will speed up deployment and ... ( read original story ...)