Despite “vanishing data” problems in recent times, the network service provider has just become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G. Vodacom now provides 80.12% 4G coverage in South Africa, with 99.78% of the ... ( read original story ...)
There are 29 live 4G LTE networks in nine countries across West Africa, six of which have launched in the last year, as of March 2018. In total, 3G and 4G networks were used in 36% of West African mobile connections in 2017; and are projected to grow to 94 ... ( read original story ...
MWEB recently landed itself in hot water with the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa over a Huawei B315 router which was called an “LTE-Advanced” product. According to the complaint, the router does not support LTE-Advanced standards ... ( read original story ...)
HMD Global has launched the Nokia 1 in South Africa. The smartphone is available from retailers and mobile networks for R999. The device runs Android 8.1 Go, an operating system from Google based on the regular version of Android, but designed for devices ... ( read original story ...)
There were 29 live 4G / LTE networks in nine countries across West Africa as of March 2018, six of which have launched in the last year. 3G and 4G together accounted for 36 percent of West African mobile connections in 2017 and are forecast to rise to 94 ... ( read original story ...)
"Everyone understands the power of connectivity, but it can be difficult to reach certain locations across Africa," Lanre Kolade, Managing Director, Vodacom Business Nigeria said. "By integrating Intelsat's satellite services into our network, we are able ... ( read original story ...)
However, currently in the African market, allocated licensed spectrum for mobile operators is almost half than in the developed markets. In addition the deployment of 3G and LTE in the lower band is hindered by GSM occupation. New band and new site ... ( read original story ...)