Tag Archives: telecommunications

Ericsson Mobility Report: Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026

Discernible volumes of 5G subscriptions are expected from 2022, reaching 7 percent in 2026.  By the end of 2026, Sub-Saharan Africa will have around 70 million 5G subscriptions  Consumers will have added an average of 3.4 online services to their daily online activities by 2025  Ericsson recently unveiled two reports that, together, forecast the post-pandemic […]

IITPSA announces 2020’s leading lights at virtual President’s Awards event

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) capped an unusual year and its first ever virtual President’s Awards ceremony by naming joint winners of the Visionary CIO of the Year Award this week. Dr Stanley Mpofu, CIO of the University of the Witwatersrand, and Nomthi Nelwamondo, CIO of Assupol, were jointly recognised as […]

Less Than 30% Of Telcos In Africa and the Middle East Have Developed a Strategy for Digital Transformation

– Telcos in the region lag behind the rest of the world significantly in developing roadmaps to digitalize sales channels. – More than 70% of telcos in LATAM and Europe already have established roadmaps, and more than 80% of telcos in APAC have a digitalization strategy.  Fewer than three in 10 telecommunications operators in Africa […]

The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority: Great strides by the UAE’s telecommunications sector during 2020

The UAE ranks first in the Gulf, Arab Region, and Western Asia, and seventh globally in the Telecommunication Infrastructure Index. The UAE achieves No.1 position in mobile subscription index and mobile broadband Internet subscription index. The UAE maintains its leadership in 5G, the fifth generation of mobile commercial service in the country. According to The Telecommunications […]