Voice over LTE smartphones to launch in Africa

Smile Communications, a provider of mobile voice and data service on 4G LTE and global providers of 4G LTE chipset platforms to smartphone makers, MediaTek have teamed up to bring the latest VoLTE smartphones to customers in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and ... ( read original story ...)

Zimbabwe Completes Multi-Billion Dollar 4g Rollout

Cape Town — ZIMBABWE has completed a US$218 million rollout of 4G network as government sustains its policy to facilitate the delivery of a digital society as a key component for economic growth. The Southern African country has also embarked in a $100 ... ( read original story ...)

ICASA leads 5G talks

While standards for 5G are yet to be finalised, South Africa's regulatory body has initiated an information-sharing and collaborative network to determine how effective and purposeful this technology can be applied. The Independent Communications Authority ... ( read original story ...)

Nokia, Vodacom in 5G venture

Finnish electronics company Nokia and South Africa's largest mobile operator Vodacom have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support efforts to launch 5G in the country. This news comes after Vodacom group CTO Andries Delport indicated back in ... ( read original story ...)

Vodacom to begin 5G trials with Nokia

Vodacom and networking equipment supplier Nokia will trial 5G technology in South Africa, the two companies said on Tuesday. Working with Vodacom in a series of workshops and trials, Nokia will test how 5G technology can be used to meet demand in South Africa. ( read original story ...)