Ericsson has entered into an agreement to acquire Vonage Holdings Corp. for USD 21 per share.
There is a dire need to ensure that 5G spectrum policies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and South Africa include effective spectrum allocation and management strategies.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Telkom Kenya, Ericsson and NEC XON sign MoU to add additional 2000 4G sites to Telkom’s network
Telkom Kenya together with its partners, Ericsson, and NEC XON, this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding to add an additional 2,000 4G sites onto Telkom’s network, by 2023.
5G will usher in new tech advancement opportunities and innovation, but cybersecurity risk must be considered, says Kaspersky and Rocketnet
With 5G poised to replace existing 4G networks with improved speeds, coverage, and reliability, content distribution will be massively disrupted.
Ericsson today unveils the latest addition to its Massive MIMO portfolio the ultra-lightweight antenna-integrated radio AIR 3268 for easier and efficient 5G mid-band deployments in dense urban and suburban areas.
Mobile phone technology will play a key role in building an inclusive, sustainable Africa of the future.
Broadband network and digital services offered in Seychelles will get a boost from a new cable system that will be leased by Seychelles-based telecommunications provider Intelvision, with support from IFC.
Equitel has put in place attractive data bundle offers to allow customers to enjoy the new 4G experience.
Telma Madagascar and Ericsson’s collaboration to launch commercial 5G in 2020 was a landmark moment for technology advancement not only on the Indian Ocean island but for Africa too.
La collaboration entre Telma Madagascar et Ericsson pour le lancement de la 5G commerciale en 2020 a été un tournant décisif pour le progrès technologique non seulement sur l'île de l'océan Indien, mais aussi en Afrique
There was a time, not so long ago, when 5G was only talked about in relation to ‘the future’. But as the first 5G networks are deployed around the world, with higher bandwidth and faster speeds, applications are already being enabled.
OPPO has announced that the OPPO Research Institute has officially released its first 6G white paper - "6G AI-Cube Intelligent Networking".
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud is playing a big part in the growth of African enterprises
Analysts predict more and more businesses will be moving to cloud as businesses and their employees worldwide continue to face tremendous challenges in maintaining business continuity.
Communities living across the eastern most peninsula of Africa will be able to enjoy 4G services on their mobile phones following a three-year partnership agreement signed by fixed satellite solution and professional service provider, iSAT Africa and SES.
Nokia today announced that it has signed a deal to deploy its comprehensive network technologies to Angola’s new mobile telecommunications operator, Africell, to provide 2G, 3G and 4G services in the capital city Luanda.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026
Data from the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, released this week now shows Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026.
The arrival of 5G in Africa has been headlining for a while, promising improved connectivity and communication, driverless cars and so much more.
Nokia is now unlocking the global unlicensed spectrum with the industry first MulteFire 4.9G/LTE private wireless network solution which features the industry’s first certified MulteFire device: the Nokia Industrial MulteFire router 700.
MTN Group is leveraging our expansive footprint across Africa to test and ultimately deploy OpenRAN, an innovative technology that will enable us to launch new services more quickly, cost-effectively and seamlessly, supporting our strategy for Africa’s progress.
Ericsson launched Ericsson Private 5G which offers secure and simple 4G LTE and 5G Standalone (SA) connectivity primarily targeting but not limited to manufacturing, mining and process industry, offshore and power utilities, as well as ports and airports.
This large investment of 13.4 billion FCFA demonstrates the strong commitment of the Orange Group to contribute to the socio-economic development of Guinea Bissau, particularly in the telecommunications sector, digitization, and financial inclusion.
Ericsson and Samsung have reached a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses between the two companies, including patents relating to all cellular technologies.
As enterprises continue their effort to survive the pandemic and thrive in the post-COVID era, they are expected to prioritize and accelerate their ICT spending, and 5G will be a crucial part of it.
MTN, Cameroon’s leading telecommunications company, is pleased to announce the launch of its new brand campaign dubbed “Unbeatable with MTN, the indomitable network”.
ZTE Corporation, the international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced it has implemented Africa's first live 3G/4G/5G Tri-RAT dynamic spectrum sharing solution.
[Kenya] Safaricom selects Ericsson's microwave transport solution to boost mobile broadband coverage
Safaricom has chosen Ericsson to supply microwave solutions based on the E-band platform to achieve multi Gbps backhaul capacity for mobile broadband nationwide coverage in Kenya.
5G network is here. This fifth generation of wireless technology promises more than just a faster network. It will help redefine the network, establishing a new global wireless standard for speed, throughput and bandwidth.
Research by Nokia Bell Labs in 2020 found that 5G has the potential to contribute $8 trillion to global GDP by 2030, with different industries as diverse as mining all set to reap enormous benefits.
Ericsson has launched a new network programmability tool, called 5G Core Policy Studio, to enable communications service providers (CSPs) to more easily capture 5G revenue through offering differentiation.
Phone systems change every ten years. 5G communications is now rolling out worldwide. It is time to plan 6G communications for 2030, says market research provider IDTechEx.
It’s safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they’ve brought and the changes they’ve wrought. Mobile networks have upgraded from 3G to 4G and now 5G.
Ericsson and T-Systems, a subsidiary of the Deutsche Telekom Group, are offering fully integrated campus network solutions to partners worldwide.
3G and 4G base transceiver stations (BTS) deployment in Nigeria has increased from 30,000 to 53,460. This is according data reeled out by the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission.
Tizeti West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider is rolling out its 4G LTE network in Edo State, with monthly fixed broadband costs pegged at four thousand Naira ($8)
The covid-19 pandemic altered the usual way of doing things and we should therefore expect a number of innovations on new emerging technologies to adapt to this new normal, mostly from African tech startups.
Kenya leading telco Safaricom has put its plans to launch the fifth-generation (5G) mobile internet service in the country on hold.
South Africans were met with at least one welcome development earlier this year with the launch of the country’s first 5G which supports both commercial mobile and fixed wireless 5G services.
The November 2020 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to grow by almost 6.5 times the current figures.
Huawei held an online IP Gala conference with its industry partners to introduce the Key Architecture Index (KAI) and share its applications.
A new study by Nokia and Telefónica has found that 5G networks are up to 90 percent more energy efficient per traffic unit than legacy 4G networks.
Vodacom Central Region unveiled a new 4G base station in Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa, to deliver fast internet connectivity and connect the unconnected particularly in deep rural areas.
Technology is getting us through the pandemic, and technology can also drive our continent’s recovery in the post-pandemic era, writes Chen Lei, President of Huawei Southern Africa.
There are significant business opportunities in the mobile broadband space in building an ecosystem of affordable mobile devices to support user migration to 4G and 5G cellular network technology.
Safaricom has today announced plans to provide 100% 4G network coverage across the country by end of this year as part of its growth strategy
Women in Ghana closing the gender gap in internet access - but still miss out on benefits of digital technology
Almost as many women as men use the internet in Ghana, according to a new survey from the World Wide Web Foundation, which finds men are just 6% more likely to be online than women.
Airtel Africa has expanded its strategic partnership with Ericsson to enable 4G coverage in Kenya.