How to get the best out of fibre

South Africa’s high-speed broadband Internet sector is a model of consumer choice, with consumers able to choose from a variety of ISPs providing Internet access and other services over the open-access fibre networks being rolled out across South Africa....

5G enables future tech, but challenges remain

Digital transformation is rapidly changing the way in which we live, work, and play, and upcoming 5G technology will be crucial in providing the level of connectivity that will improve user experiences and expand broadband wireless services beyond mobile internet. By...

What will 5G really mean for you?

Over the past few months, we have seen a storm of hype about 5G, the next evolution in mobile network technology. By Ernst Wittmann, global account director: MEA and country manager: southern Africa at TCL Handset manufacturers are starting to come to market with...

Unlocking the 5G promise

As we head further into 2019, the world of telecoms continues to be abuzz with talk about 5G networks. 5G represents an exponential step-change from our current cellular data networks (3G and 4G), promising speeds hundreds or even thousands of times faster than we...

Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators

While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018, thanks in part to the popularity of over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp that offer low-cost alternatives to messaging and voice calling, the industry is still set...

What’s your VoIP call quality number?

Many of us know our total cholesterol number and some of us even know our systolic and diastolic blood pressure numbers. However, when it comes to our business lives, do we have any idea what call quality we’re receiving from our corporate Voice over Internet...