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Deployment of LTE-Advanced technology will get under way in SA soon, but its benefits may only be felt some years down the line.
Deployment of LTE-Advanced technology will get under way in SA soon, but its benefits may only be felt some years down the line.
LTE-A: curb your enthusiasm

Although there have been moves towards the high-speed mobile tech, it will be some time before SA's consumers can enjoy it.

Tender Watch: Defence department returns

The DOD again dominates the National Tender Bulletin with its infrastructure upgrades.

DFA wins fibre appeal in KZN

Dark Fibre Africa sees its court win as boosting the telecoms sector.

The company wins a case allowing it to continue building a fibre optic network in Msunduzi, KwaZulu-Natal.

Nyati moves to MTN

Leaving Microsoft for MTN was a difficult decision to make, says former GM of emerging regions within the MEA, Mteto Nyati.

Mteto Nyati leaves Microsoft to head up home-grown MTN's enterprise strategy.

Zuma proclamation delays Broadband Infraco report

Broadband Infraco says it is not at fault for missing the deadline to file its annual report.

Broadband Infraco says its annual report was delayed by a presidential proclamation that would finalise its move to the DTPS.

Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Admire Moyo, portals editor, reporting from San Francisco.

Admire Moyo Oracle adds six cloud offerings The company expands its Oracle Cloud platform to include new functionalities.

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Shuttleworth wins appeal

The Supreme Court of Appeal finds in favour of Mark Shuttleworth and awards him a R250 million refund.


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T-Systems relaunches training academy

The company's Johannesburg-based ICT training initiative aims to widen its student intake from next year onwards.

Cell C fires next marketing salvo

The operator hopes its latest campaign will covince consumers to join its 18-million strong following.

Cell C rejects inter-network regulations

SA's third operator says the new termination rate regime that kicks in today allows the dominant players to entrench their market position.

Finance dept drives Gauteng ICT

More than 80 000 tablets have been delivered to Gauteng schools this year, the department says.

Gijima positive on pipeline

The company has inked an order book of more than R1 billion-worth.

Solidarity makes U-turn on TIA jobs

The union is more confident of saving jobs at TIA, after initially stating it is unlikely to stop any of the 75 heads from rolling.

Oracle's Ellison draws the crowds

The company's former CEO was the main attraction for tech professionals attending Oracle's annual conference.

Blue Label gets buyout offer

The telecoms company could be up for grabs.

ITU calls for Internet innovators

The fourth Young Innovators Competition wants to gather ideas from problem-solving tech start-ups.

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Cyber security 'a CEO concern' Building robust security measures for telcos should not be the sole domain of CIOs, experts say.



IT Personality, Visionary CIO finalists named The 2014 IT Personality and Visionary CIO awards near the final stage as the top five finalists in each category have been selected.



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SPIS for Orange Farm school
Samsung has handed over a Solar Powered Internet School to Refalletse Primary School in Orange Farm.
ER Data Recovery focuses on customer satisfaction as measure of success
The company prides itself on providing fast, affordable data recovery services with guaranteed customer satisfaction.
Solar-powered water meter for SA
The device can be charged by the sun in a couple of hours, says MyWater.

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