Huawei predicts video market to reach $400 billion

November 14, 2018 11:57 am6 comments
Huawei video services

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – HUAWEI has projected the video services market to be worth US$400 billion over the next five years. Senior officials made the projections at a major continental information and communications technology (ICT) summit held in Cape Town, where carriers were encouraged to focus on the end user experience […]

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MTN unveils smart feature phone rollout plans

November 13, 2018 2:32 pm0 comments
Left Huidi Li, Executive Vice President at China Mobile and Rob Shutter, MTN Group Chief Executive Officer at the press event in Cape Town on Tuesday. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – MOBILE network operator, MTN, has announced plans to introduce a “smart feature phone” in its African markets next year, in line with strategies to bridge the mobile internet access divide. The plans, announced in partnership with China Mobile and Unisoc among others, have been unveiled at the AfricaCom […]

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Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

November 12, 2018 6:25 am5 comments
Global Information Technology (IT) spending

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This represents an increase of 2 percent from the estimated spending of $954 billion (R13.68 trillion) in 2018. This is according to projections by Gartner, […]

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