Entries by Ofentse Dazela

Rain Mobile Unveils SIM-only Data Plans

Rain Mobile launched commercial operations on 6 June 2018, after completing its Beta Programme (internal network trial).  They unveiled their initial data-centric offering, with the aim to compete aggressively against the existing four mobile operators.  At a launch price of R50 per GB, Rain Mobile is substantially cheaper than any competing offers from mobile operators. […]

2017 AfricaCom Conference Review

About the event The annual AfricaCom event was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 7-9 November 2017, with a line-up of global thought leaders who provided interesting insights on future technology trends and market developments in Africa. The event also offered a good networking platform for industry players and essential learning […]

2017 FTTH Africa Council Conference Review

This year’s 2017 FTTH Africa Council Conference highlighted some interesting developments that were presented and discussed among the delegates. These are our key take-outs from the conference: Besides looking at the fibre developments in the various markets, with current focus on the importance of rolling out quality infrastructure in the Africa, LATAM, MENA, Europe and the […]