Telcos grapple with revenue challenges

5G is a game-changer, promising unprecedented speed, reliability and connectivity. By 2030, projections suggest that nearly half of all mobile connections worldwide will be powered by 5G networks. However, amidst the excitement and anticipation, one crucial challenge...

The value of dynamic spectrum in South Africa

Following the gazetting of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (ICASA) position paper on the inquiry into the implementation of dynamic spectrum access and sharing, Paul Colmer, exco member at Wireless Access Provider’s Association...
Tech transformation could secure telcos’ future

Tech transformation could secure telcos’ future

As South African telecommunications companies grapple with significant challenges, hope is on the horizon. Recent reports highlighted woes as telecommunications giants were left reeling from the effects of load shedding on infrastructural maintenance, and the rising...
Key considerations for fibre to the business (FTTB)

Key considerations for fibre to the business (FTTB)

Fast and reliable connectivity for businesses in South Africa has never been more important. With many organisations encouraging staff to return to the office, and the increasing importance of agility and innovation when it comes to cloud and digital infrastructure,...
Fibre networks tackle technical, logistical hurdles

Fibre networks tackle technical, logistical hurdles

The number of fibre connections in South Africa has risen by an incredible 4 200% according to data released by MJL Communications. This is clear evidence that fibre connectivity is a critical piece in solving some of the country’s most pressing challenges, from...

SA telecoms are at a crossroads

South Africa’s telecommunications sector finds itself at a crucial crossroads, trying to balance progress with ongoing challenges. Both the government and private sector are committed to strengthening the country’s telecom infrastructure, recognising its...