Qualcomm 205 gives feature phones high-speed 3G LTE

High-speed 4G LTE is pretty much old hat when it comes to high-end smartphones ... about half of all phones in use in India, Vietnam, and South Africa are feature phones. More: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon is no longer just a processor — now it’s a ... ( read original story ...)

1bn in mobile subscriptions soon for Africa

Despite on-going economic challenges and some tricky regulatory issues, Africa is fast approaching the 1 billion mobile subscriptions landmark. The continued rollout of 3G and 4G networks, as well as an influx of low-cost smartphones, is changing the face ... ( read original story ...)

TIM to build Italy’s first 5G network in Turin

TIM has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Municipality of Turin that will see the Italian operator build Italy’s first 5G network in the urban area of the Piedmont capital. The “Turin 5G” project, which entered the operational stage ... ( read original story ...)

South African Internet speeds – 2007 to 2016

South African Internet speeds – 2007 to 2016 Akamai’s Q4 2016 ... I'm thinking the average must be too high in the sense that many people still connect with 3G devices which often do not even reach 1MB/s despite theoretical speeds of 7.2 (HSPA) or ... ( read original story ...)