Parallel Wireless to deliver on Etisalat’s OpenRAN vision

Etisalat, with over 148 million subscribers in emerging markets, is set to trial Parallel Wireless 2G, 3G, 4G & 5G OpenRAN across its markets in Middle East, Asia and Africa. Parallel Wireless enables a shift to open, software-based, and virtualized OpenRAN...

Herotel aims to connect SA

Herotel is consolidating its fibre assets and leading WISP (wireless internet service provider) brands under the Herotel name. "Over the last five years, Herotel has been quietly acquiring over 40 owner-operated businesses, which until now remained trading under their...

Vox partners with Snom to grow VoIP portfolio

Vox has partnered with Snom, a global provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones and conferencing solutions, to distribute and support their products in the South African market. There has been a growing appetite for VoIP solutions as South African...

2019 was the year of 5G in MEA region

As the Middle East and Africa region races towards commercial 5G services, Ericsson achieved significant milestones with leading service providers on the road to making 5G a reality. By Chafic Traboulsi, head of networks at Ericsson Middle East and Africa During 2019,...

Vox champions rural connectivity

Even though the Fourth Industrial Revolution has been a focal point in recent months, less than 2% of South African rural households can access the internet from home. This is a challenge that integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has taken to heart. While...

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