Posts tagged as MTN

Training young people to become IT entrepreneurs

  With the advent of the internet and the rapid rate of technological advances, ICT skills have become a crucial component in building any business. To help young entrepreneurs to meet the challenge MTN Business has embarked on a long-term supplier development programme that will empower young, black entrepreneurs to take their place at the […]

Can telcos and the new wave of OTT services work together?

  This was the question for the first panel discussion at the launch of day one of AfriCom 2014, which opened in Cape Town on 11 November 2014.  This three day event is claimed to be the biggest telecom event in Africa with 9000 pre-booked delegates and 380 exhibitors representing twelve countries. Not all the […]

IMT roadmap: ICASA shows it can do the job!

  Within two days of the closing date for submissions commenting on the draft International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) roadmap, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) issued the schedule of public hearings, held on 9 and 10 October 2014.  Chaired by outdoing councillor Marcia Socikwa, it soon became clear that the ICASA staff had done […]

MyBroadband conference: Telkom scoops up two major awards

  Telkom scooped up the two most prestigious awards at the recent 2014 MyBroadband conference held at Gallagher Estate, Midrand and stole the show with the announcement of its mobile broadband, LTE Avanced. The telco received the award for the best fixed line broadband provider and the best mobile broadband provider. A special award was […]

HD voice hits South Africa

  Users can now enjoy high quality, high definition cellphone calls.  MTN is the first operator in South Africa to launch adaptive multi-rate wideband (AMR-WB) technology – more commonly referred to as high definition voice (HD voice). HD voice is available across MTN’s 3G network nationally, provided you use a cellphone supporting  AMR-WB to run […]