LTE roaming in Africa takes off

LTE roaming in Africa took off in 2017, according to an authoritative new report from BICS. The report shows a growth in the number of MVNOs and tier three and four operators introducing LTE roaming services in the region. These are following in the ... ( read original story ...)

LTE traffic volumes to soar in 2018

The research shows growth in the number of MVNOs and tier three / four operators introducing LTE roaming services in the region, following in the footsteps of major players who launched similar offerings in previous years. The report predicts that Africa ... ( read original story ...)

Global LTE roaming traffic more than doubles in 2017

2017 was also the year in which LTE roaming in Africa really took off. BICS’ latest data shows a growth in the number of MVNOs and tier three / four operators introducing LTE roaming services in the region, following in the footsteps of major players who ... ( read original story ...)

Ericsson and MTN claim African 5G first

Ericsson has teamed up with operator MTN to undertake what they claim is the first 5G technology and applications trial in Africa. The main aim seems to be to find useful things to do with 5G in a continent where many countries would be grateful for a ... ( read original story ...)

South Africa nails United States in mobile speeds

Well I actually think the article is relevant. Mobile speeds in South Africa is not as slow as most think. With a proper LTE or LTE-A smartphone speeds of 100Mbps+ is definitely possible and more often than most think. That is the only obstacle SA faces... ( read original story ...)

MTN and Ericsson in first 5G technology trial in Africa

MTN and Ericsson have announced at the MTN headquarters in South Africa the first 5G technology and applications trial in Africa, which is part of a 5G demonstration starting in the first quarter of 2018. This follows the signing by the two companies of a ... ( read original story ...)