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SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

November 15, 2019 11:06 am0 comments
South Africa Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. File photo.

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN – SOUTH Africa’s Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has been awarded an inaugural industry accolade to honour a government representative whose work in digital transformation and technology has a positive impact on the lives of people in Africa. The self-styled Commander of the Fourth […]

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New smart feature phone closes Tanzania digital divide

November 14, 2019 8:16 am0 comments
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from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THE launch of a new smart feature phone in Tanzania is anticipated to bridge the digital divide in the East African country. KaiOs Technologies, Vodacom, Azumi and Media Tek have launched the gadget known as the Smart Katochi. Retailing at TZSh 48 000 (US$20), it […]

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MTN deploys 5 000 OpenRAN sites globally

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by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE MTN Group is to deploy more than 5 000 sites across its 21 operations, thereby bringing second-generation technology networks (2G), 3G and 4G connectivity into areas previously using Parallel Wireless’ OpenRAN (radio access network). Africa is the most digitally divided continent with only 44 percent unique mobile […]

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