MTN implements new short codes

MTN will be introducing new short codes in accordance with the new numbering guidelines gazetted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). From 24 March 2018 the short codes that MTN customers use to check their airtime balance, retrieve...

Qualcomm demos next step in 5G

Qualcomm Technologies has demonstrated advanced 5G technologies for the next phase of the global 5G New Radio (NR) standard being developed by 3GPP. Following the recent completion of the first 5G NR standard to accelerate enhanced mobile broadband deployments...

5G: are we there yet?

5G, or Fifth Generation networks are being lauded as the vehicle which will launch technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain based applications into mainstream use - and with good reason. 5G promises significantly faster speeds than its predecessor,...

Ericsson boosts indoor coverage

With mobile data traffic surging by eight-times and 1-billion 5G subscriptions expected by the end of 2023, mobile operators must meet consumer and enterprise demand for applications such as 4K/8K video streaming, virtual reality/augmented reality, and immersive...

5G NR standard tested

Intel, Deutsche Telecom (DT) and Huawei have conducted the world's first successful over-the-air test showcasing 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) based on the Release 15 NSA 5G NR specification. The standard is defined through collaboration of the...

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