Tag Archives: Mobile telecommunications

27Sep/17

Twitter to test 280-character tweets

Twitter says it’s testing tweets that are as long as 280 characters with a random sample of users. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading

07Dec/15

Africa – Mobile Broadband – Statistics and Analyses

(Press Release, Research and Markets) – Africa continues to see strong growth in mobile broadband use and data traffic, the result of several factors which are providing a beneficial environment for investment and customer take-up of services. Overall forecasts suggest that mobile internet traffic across the region will increase 20-fold by the end of the decade.
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11Mar/15

Armed mugging of South African reporter caught on camera

A reporter is mugged in Johannesburg by two men, one armed with a gun, as he is about to start a live news bulletin about Zambian President Edgar Lungu’s hospital treatment.
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02Mar/15

Mobile World looks to 5G

(BVO) – Welcome to the future.

A place where you can stream videos as holograms from your phone.

HD movies will take a matter of seconds to download.

While data speeds reach the giddy heights of 13 Gigabytes per second.

For now 5G is a work in progress.

But firms like Nokia Networks are hoping to make it a reality by 2020.
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02Mar/15

Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6
Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015
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