Smart phone makers ready to ride 4G wave

HÀ NỘI — As Vietnamese telecom providers rush to launch their fourth generation (4G) services, the market for duly geared ... on year in 2016), Eastern Europe (132 per cent) as well as Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (120 per cent). ( read original story ...)

African telcos to discuss investment at London event

Leaders from Africa's biggest telecommunications investment companies ... as well as on strengthening their networks by migrating from 3G to 4G LTE-based services. Mobile tower operators are also investing heavily, while submarine and terrestrial cable ... ( read original story ...)

Africa: Mobile Subscriptions Hits 1 Billion Soon

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 ...)