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Alcatel One Touch Pixi & Idol S destined for SA ‘soon’

Alcatel, today 30 October, announced two new handsets destined for South Africa ‘soon’ at a launch event in Johannesburg. Both the Idol S and OneTouch Pixi have been confirmed for South Africa with local network testing underway. The Pixi will be released just in time for Christmas at a recommended price of R699. Smaller than…

Lumia 620 Now available in SA

After much delay, the affordable entry-level Nokia Lumia 620 Windows Phone 8 powered smartphone is officialy available in South Africa. The LTE ready Lumia 620 which was initially scheduled to launch in December 2012 comes with exchangeable shells that use a dual-shot colour technique to deliver new colour combinations. Colin Baumgart, General Manager, Nokia South…

Cape Town comes alive with Vodacom’s LTE

It has been a quite a busy last two months for Vodacom and their rollout of LTE base stations. Earlier today, Vodacom announced the launch LTE as alive in Cape Town CBD, Stellenbosch, Atlantic Seaboard (including Camps Bay), the Waterfront and Century City. More sites are planned for early next year. This comes in addition…

LTE now in Durban

Some parts of Durban are now officially covered by 4G (Long Term Evolution) network announced Vodacom earlier today. Cape Town is said to follow before the end of the year. “The fact that our engineers have been able to reach over 400 LTE-enabled sites in such a short space of time is no mean feat….

Vodacom’s LTE now covering Cape Town

Exactly a month ago, Vodacom announced the launch of their LTE coverage in most parts of Johannesburg. Earlier this week was no different as the mobile communications company announced the expenditure of their LTE network to Cape Town. Zunaid Dinath, Vodacom’s Chief Officer Sales and Distribution said that “LTE represents a step change in mobile…

LG breaks down what LTE means for SA

LTE, or Long Term Evolution as known by experts, has been has been available in South Africa for 15 months but until recently users have been unable to take advantage of it. Thanks to the recent launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note II, The forthcoming launch of the Lumia 920 on the 16th and now…

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