TMCEL deploys 770 base stations

25 September 2023

TMCEL has deployed 770 new base stations as part of the second phase of the expansion and modernization program for its telecommunications network, which is 57% complete.

As part of network modernization and expansion, TMCEL upgraded its fibre optic backbone and installed new equipment to activate customers and monitor the network. The company has established points of presence for internet provision in 95% of the country and started updating Business Support Systems (BSS).

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Namibia’s SIM registration faces major challenges

21 September 2023

The campaign to register SIM cards for Namibian mobile phone subscribers is facing significant challenges which are slowing down the process with just a few months to go.

According to data released by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN), only 795,991 SIM cards had been registered as of 15 June, a registration rate of 29%.

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MTN South Africa targets IoT with Eseye

19 September 2023

MTN South Africa has announced a new relationship with Eseye as part of a big IoT push on the continent.

Eseye's IoT solutions will be deployed in South Africa as part of the agreement, with the goal of expanding the technology to eighteen MTN operating companies across Africa. This partnership includes integrating with MTN's existing infrastructure, leveraging Eseye's expertise and experience in building IoT solutions.

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Nando’s rolls out Cradlepoint routers across 279 SA sites

18 September 2023

Nando’s will be using Cradlepoint’s E300 routers to provide it’s restaurants with a unified and stable communications platform across all 279 sites in South Africa.

As restaurants battle for market share the demand on technology has surged, with modern restaurants now requiring support for point-of-sale systems, back-office PCs, smart ovens, IoT devices, guest WiFi and online ordering. For Nando’s to take advantage of its technology-driven establishment it needed reliable connectivity that could be scaled up and down depending on demand across all its restaurants. A task that is incredibly difficult for remote restaurants with limited wired infrastructure.

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