AfricaCom 2019

AfricaCom 2019

AfricaCom is the biggest gathering on the continent for telecommunications vendors and customers. The 2019 meeting, held last week in Cape Town, focused on 5G, spectrum and value-added services. Kathy Gibson reports   The path to a connected Africa For Africa to...
Digital education boost for SA’s poorest pupils

Digital education boost for SA’s poorest pupils

In a boost for South Africa’s ailing education system, business heavyweights are backing a plan to place a fully resourced e-learning tablet in the hands of one million of the poorest pupils within the next five years. Already MTN, Oxford University Press, Cambridge...
Huawei takes two awards at AfricaCom 2016

Huawei takes two awards at AfricaCom 2016

Huawei has picked up two awards at AfricaCom, for “Most Significant LTE Development,” and “Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience”. The Most Significant LTE development recognition was awarded jointly to Huawei and MTC, the leading telecom operator in Namibia,...
B2B key to MTN growth in Africa

B2B key to MTN growth in Africa

MTN has been in the news a lot lately – not always for reasons the company might like – but among the less-reported news is the fact that MTN Business, which looks after the company’s high-value enterprise customers, has been quietly changing and growing to tackle a...