Africa: Spectrum Sharing to Benefit African Telcos

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 ...)

Huawei CloudAIR solution to benefit carriers in Africa

But 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 deployment ... ( read original story ...)

Operators race to boost 4G, fibre optic access in Togo

Operators in Togo are competing for share in the country's growing telecoms market as demand for 4G and fibre optic network infrastructure services increases. On 22 March Vivendi Africa launched its fibre optic network service in the country's capital city ... ( read original story ...)

MWEB blunders on LTE-A claim

MWEB has decided to withdraw a claim that the Huawei B315 router offers LTE-A capabilities, following an Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) complaint. MWEB promoted the Huawei B315 router as an LTE-A product, despite the fact that it ... ( read original story ...)

Africa’s Smartphone Market Drops 6.4% in Q4 2017

“Despite the push of operators towards 4G, the price differential between 3G and 4G devices together with the price sensitivity of African consumers means that many people in Africa still prefer 3G phones,” says Popal. In February analysts from ... ( read original story ...)