South Africa telco MTN has launched South Africa’s first 5G trial, racking up blistering download speeds of more than 20 gigabytes a second.
For years the tech industry has been talking up the possibility of transmitting data using light waves.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is destined to change how we live and work by merging the digital with the physical.
Tech giants from Google to IBM are getting revved up over quantum computing for its ability to massively speed up cloud computing systems.
Companies using the public cloud get better security than if they store data themselves thanks to economies of scale — but Uber’s massive data breach shows there’s still a lot to do.
At this year’s Emmy Awards, streaming sites Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu all received a record number of nominations.
Google’s AlphaZero, after just four hours of training, last week trounced the highest rated chess engine in the world, Stockfish.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal Obama-era net neutrality regulations.
Electric car maker turned renewable energy company Tesla has plugged in the world’s largest battery to support the electricity grid in South Australia, which has been suffering from an upwards spiral in prices and a decline in grid reliability.
Ransomware is entering a new phase where malicious data encryption can be used to potentially cripple markets, governments, or even whole economies.
Ultra fast broadband — defined as broadband services with connectivity at 300 megabits per second (mbps) and above — is an often passed political football.
As more people rely on their mobile phones, the networks that support them are looking increasingly attractive to hackers.
The UK’s largest trial of self-driving and connected cars has taken to public roads for the first time.
Virtual reality (VR) has been called a game changer technology, but — frankly — it isn’t.
Skyrocketing video traffic requires Netflix to constantly invest in network capacity to stay one step ahead of demand.
Across Europe there is a huge disparity between the countries that use the most mobile data each month and the least.
By the end of 2017, Egypt will become just the second country in Africa and the Middle East to reach 100mn mobile phone subscribers, putting Egypt soaring well above the likes of Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
Smartphones have come an incredibly long way since their introduction in 1992.
YouTube has made Google a video behemoth but now Google Cloud — Google’s fast-growing new business unit — is looking for new ways to grow the company’s media revenue.
Digital home assistants like Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo owe users more than privacy: if they are to be trusted, they must explain how they make decisions.
We have been beyond the hype for smart cities for many years.
Telcos face a strategic decision: is their Internet of Things (IoT) position that of a family or of a business?
Digital transformation is much more than an empty buzzword.
Merger negotiations between mobile companies T-Mobile and Sprint have collapsed, both saying they could not agree on terms.
Just €10 a month buys a lot of data across Europe but people in some countries have it much better than others.
The shift from traditional pay-TV to online streaming is overwhelming telecoms industry efforts to invigorate sales by bundling services.
Telecom revenue in Saudi Arabia forecast to reach $12.6bn in 2017 as the market opens up.
UK telecom giant BT has today posted a drop in revenue of almost two percent year-on-year while pre-tax profits fell by almost 10 percent for its latest quarter, however EE is remains its star performer.
The reported collapse of the Sprint T-Mobile merger has pushed down the shares in both of them but it is good news for others.
The driverless car market is awash with unexpected challengers.