Archive for June, 2020

MTN unveils eagerly anticipated 5G network

June 30, 2020 6:45 pm12 comments
MTN South Africa CEO, Godfrey Motsa

JOHANNESBURG – WITH an assurance of higher peak data speeds, ultra-low latency, increased reliability and greater network capacity that will boost South Africa’s economy, MTN has launched its next-generation 5G network. It follows the government’s allocation of temporary spectrum. Launched on Tuesday with 100 sites, MTN’s 5G network covers Bloemfontein, Johannesburg […]

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Social distancing gives rise to Self-RICA

7:39 am18 comments
TOBi, the mobile operator’s chatbot

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – IN the wake of social distancing, South African mobile subscribers can now self-register with the Regulation of Interception and Provision of Communication-related Information Act (RICA) through a chatbot. This eliminates the need for customers to visit a Vodacom store where the process is traditionally done. TOBi, […]

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Pandemic propels Zimbabwe’s 4IR thrust

6:22 am7 comments
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE –THE outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and subsequent imposition of a lockdown to curb its spread has accelerated digital progress in Zimbabwe. In the Southern African country where the virus has claimed seven lives from 574 cases, the new normal for companies is to […]

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