TechSmart Business - Telecoms News

By Staff Writer 18 July 2014

We round up the most important news and developments happening in the Telecoms industry, with applications for AfricaCom 2014 now open, IS debuts three new PoPs for African network and GSMA unveil mHealth solution for sub-Saharan Africa. FULL STORY >


Big data, churn, customer experience and fraud major challenges for the telecoms sector now

By Staff Writer 6 November 2013

An international survey of leading executives in the Telecoms sector conducted by Experian, the global information services company, has revealed that ‘big data monetisation’ is the fastest growing... FULL STORY >


Nashua Mobile and Orange announce partnership

By Ryan Noik 13 June 2013

Nashua Mobile and Orange have joined forces, with a particular eye on not just expanding the latters presence in South Africa, but also easing the costs of staying connected when travelling abroad. FULL STORY >


Cellular subscriptions may soon outnumber humanity

By Ryan Noik 13 May 2013

A new report emerging from a United Nations agency has revealed that the number of cellular subscriptions may soon outnumber the global population. FULL STORY >


Mobile catalyst for massive growth in Africa - GSMA

By Staff Writer 14 November 2012

The GSMA has revealed that sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest-growing mobile market in the world, with a prodigious average annual growth rate of 44% since 2000. FULL STORY >


Africa mobile subscriptions to reach 750 million in Q4 2012

By Staff Writer 13 November 2012

The latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media reveals that mobile subscriptions in Africa will surpass 750 million this quarter. FULL STORY >


Wi-Fi usage to jump in 2012

By Staff Writer 2 February 2012

Provider of advanced wireless systems Ruckus Wireless sees the tech industry's and users' reliance on Wi-Fi networks to increase during 2012. FULL STORY >


Dimension Data partners with Redline Telecommunications

By Ryan Noik 22 July 2011

Another partnership by Dimension Data could give businesses a way to ensure business continuity. FULL STORY >


MTN joins Mobile Entertainment Forum

By Hanleigh Daniels 9 February 2011

MTN has revealed that it is now a full member of the Mobile Entertainment Forum. FULL STORY >


Five telecoms trends to watch in 2011

By Staff Writer 7 February 2011

Tim Walter, general manager for Product and Marketing at Nashua Mobile, gives his view on what telecoms trends will feature prominently during 2011. FULL STORY >


Telkom releases its interim results

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 November 2010

South Africa's telecommunications conglomerate Telkom has announced its interim financial results. FULL STORY >


Mount Everest gets 3G connection

By Johan Keyter 29 October 2010

The first 3G internet connection makes its way to the top of the world's tallest peak. FULL STORY >


Telecoms experience worst year in a decade

By Tom Manners 22 September 2010

2009 was not a good year for global telecoms says independent analyst FULL STORY >


MTN announced proposed BBBEE deal

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 July 2010

MTN has unveiled a new proposed BEE deal which will go through next month. FULL STORY >


New telecoms operator for SA

By Tom Manners 6 July 2010

Metrofibre Networx to roll out fibre services for business in Gauteng FULL STORY >

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