MTN South Africa records 15.4% increase in total subscriber numbers

Reporting a highly impressive operational performance on Wednesday, NTH South Africa revealed that it has witnessed a 15.4 percent increase in the number of its total subscribers; with the notable growth chiefly resulting from a 15 percent increase - to 20.9 million - in pre-paid subscriber figures.

China likely to issue 4G licences to telecom operators this year

On the sidelines of the currently-underway annual session of China's national legislature on Tuesday, Miao Wei - China's Minister of Industry and Information Technology - revealed that the government will begin handing out licences to telecom operators for providing fourth-generation (4G) mobile services this year.

IDC: MEA tablet market grew by 90% year-on-year in 2012

According to the latest statistics released by market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), the year-on-year growth rate posted by the tablet market in Middle East and Africa (MEA) in 2012 surpassed expectations; with the total tablet shipments for the fourth quarter touching a total of 1.36 million units.

Roku 3 set-top box set to go on sale with several new features

In an evident attempt to offer substantial competition to the Apple TV, Roku has plugged headphones and a number of other notable features into the Roku 3 set-top box - the company's latest edition of its set-top box for streaming Internet video to TVs.