Archive for February, 2019

Safaricom makes history with 400G deployment

February 27, 2019 12:27 pm3 comments

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – SAFARICOM has deployed a 400G network link, making its network among the first in the world to commercially deploy the solution. Announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Spain, the new 400G link will enable Safaricom to support increasing video consumption […]

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World’s best smartphone announced

7:53 am6 comments
Award winning, Huawei Mate 20 Pro

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE Huawei Mate 20 Pro has been adjudged the world’s best smartphone. It received the accolade at the 2019 GLOMO Awards at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The GSM Association, a trade body that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide, conferred the […]

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South Africa’s first 5G commercial network launched

February 26, 2019 4:11 pm14 comments
Rain Group CEO Willem Roos

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is among the first countries in the world to launch the fifth generation (5G) of cellular mobile networks. Rain, the mobile data-only network operator, has announced the launch in partnership with Huawei, the leading global information and technology solutions provider. With Huawei’s end-to-end 5G solutions, […]

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