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Smile Communications collaborates with MediaTek to launch Voice over LTE smartphones in Africa

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Smile Communications collaborates with MediaTek to launch Voice over LTE smartphones in Africa

Smile Communications and MediaTek have teamed up to bring the latest VoLTE smartphones to customers in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This follows validation of the MediaTek 4G VoLTE (Voice over 4G LTE) solution on the Smile network. Smile is one of Africa’s leading providers of fast, reliable mobile voice and data

Ericsson to reach 310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Ericsson to reach 310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa

The latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts that LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report also announces that mobile...

MTN LTE expands to Rustenburg

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

MTN LTE expands to Rustenburg

MTN has expanded the rollout of LTE coverage to Rustenburg in line with its focus of optimising network quality in major cities across South Africa. The increased LTE coverage in the mining town of Rustenburg was achieved...

Rain appoints new Chief Operating Officer in South Africa

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Rain appoints new Chief Operating Officer in South Africa

Newly launched Rain, which offers LTE-Advanced network, has appointed Gareth Tindall as Chief Operating Officer effective 1 June 2017. “Rain is a collaboration of the smartest minds who have been working tirelessly over the past few years...

Internet Solutions launches Rain commercial LTE for ISPs in South Africa

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Internet Solutions launches Rain commercial LTE for ISPs in South Africa

As of 12 June 2017, Internet Solutions, the leading pan-African telecommunications service provider and Rain, previously known as Wireless Business Solutions, will offer commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) to local Internet service providers (ISPs). IS will act as Rain’s...

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

MTN SA, Huawei trial Africa’s first LTE Licensed Assisted Access

MTN SA, in partnership with Huawei, successfully trialed Africa’s first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network at a test site in Pretoria, South Africa. LTE LAA is an evolution of the LTE-Unlicensed mobile technology, which enables LTE...

MTN South Africa reduces fibre data bundles by 50%

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

MTN South Africa reduces fibre data bundles by 50%

MTN South Africa has reduced the prices of its Supersonic fibre data bundles by 50%, to boost the competitiveness of its propositions and ensure that customers can access its high-speed fibre network cost effectively. “This pricing is...

Tigo deploys 4G LTE technology in Tanzania

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Tigo deploys 4G LTE technology in Tanzania

Tigo, a digital lifestyle telecom operator is now the leading mobile telephone company with the fastest and widest 4G LTE network in the Tanzania. Tigo 4G has impacted positively on Tigo customers lifestyle enabling them to enjoy...

LTE enables a news mobile workforce in South Africa

Monday, May 9th, 2016

LTE enables a news mobile workforce in South Africa

Many organisations are now turning to mobile-first strategies that provide more access and encourage employees mobility in order to improve productivity and overcome tough economic time. These strategies depend on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions that...

MTN Ghana selects Ericsson to deploy LTE Network in Accra

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

MTN Ghana selects Ericsson to deploy LTE Network in Accra

Ericsson  has been selected by MTN Ghana for the deployment of a new LTE network in the Greater Accra region. The deployment will enable MTN to offer its 16 million subscribers high-quality mobile broadband experiences based on...

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