Latest Telecoms News about South Africa

South African Tablet Market Surges but Premium Brands Feel the Pinch

  The South African tablet market bounced back from a disappointing performance in the first quarter of the year to record strong year-on-year growth of 56% in Q2 2015, ...

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Huawei partners with Siemens to deploy South Africa's first GSM-R System

  Huawei is to partner with Siemens Convergence Creators to deploy South Africa's first GSM-R solution for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)....

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MTN to Upgrade its Backhaul Network

  Aviat Networks has announced a new three-year turnkey agreement with MTN South Africa, which is an existing customer. ...

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Cell C Taps Huawei and ZTE for LTE Expansion

  South Africa's Cell C has outlined plans to invest R8 Billion (US$668 million) over the next three years on its LTE network rollout, in selected parts of the country....

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Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet

  Gemalto has announced the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom's m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. ...

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Doctors remove mobile phone from man's mouth

  A video has gone popular of doctors in South Africa, apparently using forceps to remove a mobile phone that was stuck in a man's mouth....

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South Africa's Telkom to Use LTE to Augment Fibre Rollout

  South Africa's dominant landline operator, Telkom has announced plans to roll out Fibre to the Home (FTTH) connectivity to over twenty South African suburbs before the end of this year....

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Surging Demand for Tablets Results in Sicknote for Traditional Notebooks

  The South African tablet market, currently dominated by Samsung and Apple, is expected to see sustained growth over the coming years, according to the latest forecasts from IDC....

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USA Supporting Fuel-Cell Development for South African Telecoms

  The USA's Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has announced funding for three renewable energy projects in South Africa, one of which targets the telecoms market....

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Vodacom Profits Up but by Less than Revenues

  South Africa based Vodacom has reported its full year financial results and announced that revenues rose, as did profits, albeit more modestly....

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