ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has announced that ZTE and MTN Uganda have jointly launched the first 5G SA network in East Africa, demonstrating 5G use cases at an event themed “Experience the Future Together”, taking place in the Nyonyi Garden, Kampala, Uganda.
By the end of the year, American firm Oracle, specialized in enterprise software products, will make big investments regarding technology in South Africa.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and PEACE Cable International Network Co., Limited, will cooperate on the PEACE South extension of the Pakistan East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system. This cooperation positions PEACE as a major cable system to head south from the crucial high-speed Europe-Asia route, in a move that will deliver far-reaching connectivity benefits to the entire southern African region.
Nokia announced that Ooredoo Tunisia will deploy the Nokia AirGile cloud-native core and services to power its current 2G/3G/4G network in order to prepare for the transition to 5G.
Nokia has announced that it has reached 63 commercial 5G contracts worldwide, positioning itself as a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end 5G solutions.
Vodacom South Africa has launched a 4G smart feature phone, the Vodacom Vibe 4G at ZAR 299. This device is the perfect answer for customers who are looking for a smart, yet affordable device that enables them to connect via popular social media platforms.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said that “survival” was its top priority after announcing 2019 sales were expected to fall short of projections as a result of US sanctions.
MTN has selected Ericsson to digitize their product catalog management and order management processes, leveraging Ericsson Catalog Manager and Ericsson Order Care.
Orange Business Services announced it was selected by Mars, Incorporated to build an Intelligent Automated Network (IAN). The IAN will connect more than 125,000 Mars Associates across more than 80 countries. The network will provide a secure, scalable and swift platform to host business applications, while supporting manufacturing operations, office locations and supplier interactions for the private, family-owned business.
Enterprise connectivity provider, Seacom, announced it had enhanced its national high capacity fiber network with the rollout of services along the N1 connecting Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town as the first phase of its national rollout.