Posts tagged as MTN

MTN champions LTE in rural South Africa

MTN has become the first mobile operator to give 90% of South Africans access to long-term evolution (LTE/4G) coverage through the development of its 11 000th LTE site in the heartland of the Eastern Cape. This significant landmark site in Qatywa near the birthplace of former president, Nelson Mandela, shows that the extensive LTE rollout has […]

First 5G field trial switched on in SA

MTN has taken the lead in trialling 5G and is the first company in Africa to switch on a 5G field trial with the Huawei E2E Solution in Hatfield, Pretoria in early May 2018. This follows the first indoor trial launched at MTN’s 14th Avenue campus in early January, which the company is piloting with […]

Developing value-added IoT solutions

The internet of things (IoT) has passed its peak hype and is dictating how different sectors of the economy will operate in the not-so-distant future. The question is no longer whether industries will adopt IoT or not, but how rapidly they are wiling to digitise. The increasing demands for digitisation by a variety of industries […]

The automation and control industry to benefit by early uptake of IoT

  The predictions about how many sensors and measurement devices will be connected to the internet by 2025 – a mere eight years from now – is increasing exponentially. Bell Lab’s president Marcus Weldon says currently a typical cellular base station on a tower can handle signalling for about 1200 devices. That may be enough […]