Node Africa selects Workonline as upstream provider

Node Africa, the East African provider of bespoke cloud infrastructure solutions, has chosen privately owned global Network Service Provider Workonline Communications as its IP transit provider. Workonline is one of the top three ASN’s in Africa and one of...

Vodacom hits 80% population coverage on 4G

Vodacom has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G. The mobile network provider claims to offer 80,12% 4G coverage in South Africa, with 99,78% of the population covered by 3G and 99,97% covered by 2G. The accelerated rural...

Jasco offers affordable fibre monitoring

Jasco Carrier Solutions new proactive in-service fibre network monitoring offering that measures the integrity of a fibre plant in realtime, allows operators to efficiently isolate faults and take immediate targeted action. This effectively boosts up-time, cuts...

Shared spectrum essential, but challenging

Speaking ahead of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit 2018 in London from 1-3 May, the European Commission’s Head of Unit for Radio Spectrum Policy has urged how essential the shared use of spectrum is but cautioned that challenges with...

CloudAIR can benefit Africa carriers

Global ICT solutions provider Huawei says its CloudAIR solution will benefit South African and African carriers who are affected by a lack of spectrum but have a need to improve both coverage and capacity. “With the rapid development of mobile broadband (MBB)...

Anthony Ekerold is new WASPA chair

Newly-installed chair of South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA), Anthony Ekerold, says he is highly-motivated to make a positive contribution to the local telecommunications industry. A partner at BDE Attorneys,...