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Showmax launches mobile-only subscription for half price

Published 22 Nov 2019 10:42 CET | South Africa

South African SVoD service Showmax is launching a new, cheaper subscription, for mobile-only use. The plan for ZAR 49 per month costs half its usual subscription but "still ...

Multichoice aims for IPTV launch in early 2020

Published 22 Nov 2019 10:35 CET | South Africa

African pay-TV operator Multichoice hopes to open up its new IPTV service to external testers by the end of its financial year in March 2020, the company's Connected Video ...

Vodacom to provide funding for SMEs with new VodaLend Business Advance

Published 21 Nov 2019 15:46 CET | Africa, South Africa

Vodacom has announced the launch of VodaLend Business Advance, a new financing product for SMEs. The operator noted that funding is a major stumbling block for SMEs in South ...

Openet to continue global expansion with new offices in Canada, South Africa

Published 21 Nov 2019 14:06 CET | Canada, South Africa

Openet opened two new offices in Canada and South Africa to better meet global demand for its digital BSS portfolio. The company opened a new office in Montreal, further ...

Huge Group signs up MTN to supply fixed wireless corporate capacity

Published 21 Nov 2019 12:07 CET | South Africa

Huge Group said that it has partnered with MTN South Africa to provide more GSM voice services to its subsidiary companies, Techcentral reported. This follows Huge Group's ...

Liquid Telecom to open 2 digital skills training centres in Eastern Cape province in Q1 2020

Published 21 Nov 2019 10:37 CET | South Africa

Liquid Telecom South Africa said it has tied up with the Eastern Cape Provincial Government and will open Innovation and Digital Skills Centres in East London and Mthatha in ...

International Workplace Group updates platform with Dimension Data and Britehouse

Published 20 Nov 2019 09:26 CET | South Africa, World

Dimension Data has signed an agreement with International Workplace Group (IWG). IWG is enhancing its flexible workspace platform and is working with Dimension Data and ...

ICASA probes MTN and Cell C roaming tie up

Published 20 Nov 2019 08:29 CET | South Africa

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) said it will investigate the new expanded roaming agreement between MTN and Cell C. The industry regulator ...

Vumatel connects 100th Cape Town school to free internet

Published 19 Nov 2019 14:06 CET | South Africa

South African ISP Vumatel has connected its 100th school in Cape Town through its Fibre to Schools Project. Pupils from Laerskool Totius in Boston will be able to access free ...

Spotify runs special offer in South Africa aimed at lapsed Premium subscribers

Published 19 Nov 2019 13:49 CET | South Africa

Spotify has launched a holiday offer for its Premium servicing, aiming to regain old subscribers. They can sign up for three months of Spotify Premium for a one-off price of ...

Huawei launches Elastic Cloud Server services in Africa in December

Published 18 Nov 2019 11:11 CET | Africa, South Africa

Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, offering firms in South Africa and its neighbouring countries lower latency, ...

MTN South Africa signs expanded network deal with Cell C

Published 18 Nov 2019 10:34 CET | South Africa

South African operator Cell C and MTN have signed an expanded roaming agreement under which Cell C will reduce its expenditure on extending its infrastructure. The deal ...

Cell C and Telkom confirm tie-up discussions

Published 18 Nov 2019 09:36 CET | South Africa

South African operator Cell C says it is discussing various proposals, including a non-binding offer from Telkom, with independent financial and legal advisers appointed by ...

FNB rebrands eWallet eXtra as Easy Zero

Published 15 Nov 2019 12:35 CET | South Africa

FNB has launched a digital bank account called Easy Zero with a card for transactions, without paying a monthly fee. The mobile account was formerly known as eWallet eXtra. ...

Thebe acquires majority stake in Discover Digital

Published 15 Nov 2019 11:31 CET | South Africa

South Africa's Black empowerment investment firm Thebe Investment has bought a 51 percent controlling stake in Discover Digital South Africa and 50.1 percent of Discover ...

Telkom South Africa criticises ICASA's 5G licensing proposal

Published 15 Nov 2019 11:04 CET | South Africa

Telkom South Africa said communications regulator Icasa is making a grave mistake in the way it proposes to license access to 5G-suitable 3.5 GHz radio frequency, reports ...

MultiChoice Group liquidates Vast Networks after failing to find buyer

Published 15 Nov 2019 10:03 CET | South Africa

MultiChoice Group and Dimension Data decided to liquidate public Wi-Fi hotspot provider Vast Networks after several attempts to sell it failed over about eighteen months, ...

RSAWeb launches low-power wide area network

Published 14 Nov 2019 14:29 CET | South Africa

South Africa's ISP RSAWeb announced the roll-out of a new low-power radio access wide-area network (LoRaWAN). The network has already covered 95 percent of Cape Town, with ...

Telkom picks Amdocs to upgrade BSS

Published 14 Nov 2019 14:01 CET | South Africa

DevOps is a part of the AmdocsONE portfolio, adapting Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) methodologies for digitalized operations that help improve operational performance ...

MTN South Africa selects Ericsson for commercial 5G core and radio

Published 14 Nov 2019 13:34 CET | South Africa

As part of its transformation strategy, MTN South Africa is upgrading its core network to support 3GPP-compliant 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) architecture. The 5G ...

Rain starts sales on Takealot online store

Published 14 Nov 2019 12:34 CET | South Africa

South African operator Rain's 4G product offering is now available for purchase on Takealot's online store, reports MyBroadband. Customers can purchase a SIM from Takealot ...

China Telecom deploys POP at Africa Data Centres Johannesburg facility

Published 14 Nov 2019 12:25 CET | South Africa

Africa Data Centres (ADC) has extended its partnership with China Telecom Global (CTG) through the deployment of a China Telecom Point of Presence at Africa Data Centres' JHB ...

YahClick, MorClick partner to extend satellite Wi-Fi across South Africa

Published 14 Nov 2019 12:22 CET | South Africa

YahClick and its partner Hughes Network Systems signed a long-term partnership with South African telecoms provider MorClick. Under the agreement, MorClick become Master ...

MTN South Africa and ZTE demonstrate 5G indoor network

Published 14 Nov 2019 11:31 CET | South Africa

MTN South Africa and ZTE have signed a memorandum of understanding at the launch of their joint 5G showcase at AfricaCom in Cape Town, MyBroadband reported. Deputy Minister ...

ICASA says yet to be notified of reported Cell C acquisition

Published 14 Nov 2019 11:27 CET | South Africa

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) says it has not been notified of any offer to buy Cell C. In a statement, ICASA said it has noted various ...

 

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