Airtel has selected Ericsson to launch a new, nationwide LTE (Long Term Evolution) 800 MHz network in response to the increasing demand for mobile broadband services in Seychelles. Ericsson provides the equipment and software, which include the multi-standard radio base station equipment from the Ericsson RBS 6000 family, LTE RAN software. The network vendor will […]
According to Cell C CEO Jose dos Santos, to bring down broadband costs South African network operators have to combine their networks and share resources. Dos Santos has now clarified his comments, saying that he is in favour of consolidation in the market. However, the consolidation should allow small players to stay in the game.
Afrihost is likely to end its popular double data promotion for fixed and mobile broadband, but has decided to launch a new subscription service called Afrihost Plus+ that will give its users access to streaming music and guaranteed access to double data. At the same time, the company, which recently sold a majority of its […]
A form of wireless internet dubbed “Super WiFi” that extends existing telecommunications networks through old television frequencies at no cost has been proposed in a new study. Scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany found that TV frequencies no longer in use could be used to transmit WiFi signals and made available […]
Isabel dos Santos, CEO of Unitel, revealed that the Angolan operator has entered into a partnership with Google to launch a fibre optic submarine cable that will connect Africa to Brazil and Brazil to America, according to Diario Economico.
Telstra customers in Melbourne are being promised “extreme speeds” on “one of the world’s fastest mobile services” with the announcement that the telco’s 4GX network has been switched on in the city. 4GX, as Telstra has officially branded its 700Mhz spectrum, is being periodically rolled out across the country following its official launch at the […]