Vodacom’s 5G network – The in-depth details

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Vodacom’s 5G network is here to stay, regardless of what happens to the company’s current temporary spectrum allocation from ICASA. The company made this statement when it spoke to MyBroadband about the launch of its 5G mobile network this week. The network was launched in three cities – Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town – and supports both […]

Vodacom: WATCH: How a Vodacom-Cell C deal could shake up the telecoms sector

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The telecoms sector may be in for a shake-up. Mobile giant Vodacom is said to be in talks with struggling Cell C to acquire its contract customers. This could lead to Vodacom gaining more than 1-million subscribers. Vodacom has declined to comment on the news, but Africa Analysis telecoms analyst Dobek Pater joined Business Day […]

Standard Bank said to be building an MVNO

Standard Bank is building a mobile virtual network operator, according to well-placed industry sources. The bank has hired former Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Steve Bailey to its executive team. Standard Bank is The post Standard Bank said to be building an MVNO appeared first on TechCentral.

MTN moving ahead with Nigeria listing

MTN Group plans to raise about $500m from the sale of shares in its Nigerian business during the first half of the year, fulfilling the terms of a deal struck with the West African nation to settle a record The post MTN moving ahead with Nigeria listing appeared first on TechCentral.

Give all unassigned spectrum to the Woan: Telkom

Telkom wants a drastically different approach to future spectrum allocation than its bigger rivals, MTN and Vodacom, arguing in a submission to government that all unassigned high-demand spectrum The post Give all unassigned spectrum to the Woan: Telkom appeared first on TechCentral.