Ever tried to switch your business to prepaid?

The next time you walk into a mobile phone store, ask for 100 active prepaid SIM cards and see the look their faces, suggests Hein Koen, director mobile telecoms service provider Flickswitch. The fact is, prepaid is often not seen as an option by businesses. But many...

5G IoT to change how we work and live

A new Internet of Things-focused (IoT) 5G R&D centre in Russia will soon help to transform the lives of people, businesses, and society – in Russia and beyond. This is according to Ericsson president and CEO, Börje Ekholm, speaking at the official opening...

Why identity verification matters for mobile operators

Africa is rightly called the mobile continent, and mobility increasingly defines how Africa enters the digital age. By Sherry Zameer, senior vice-president: IoT at Gemalto According to the 2017 Mobile Economy Report of the GSM Association, Africa currently has 420...

Jasco Carrier Solutions launches virtual CPE

Jasco Carrier Solutions is developing a cost effective virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) solution for the South African market. Aimed at ISPs and small and medium enterprises, the vCPE brings next-generation technology in an affordable package to the local...

Security is key to successful 5G rollout

The current expectation is that the first commercial 5G networks will be rolled out in 2020, just two years away. The early adopters will naturally be those countries whose 4G networks are already in place, but there is no doubt that African players are already busy...

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...