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Allan Wattrus Explosive

A short-term IT infrastructure approach is akin to a ticking time bomb.

Cellular Let’s get real

SA’s newest MVNO brings a dose of reality to the mobile market.

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Operators' customer service channels field ever more complaints, as consumer demands increase.
 
Operators' customer service channels field ever more complaints, as consumer demands increase.
Thumbs down for SA mobile service

Most of SA's mobile consumers have horror stories about dealing with network operators' customer care arms.

Telkom 'on the road to recovery'

As Telkom starts to recover, it needs to solidify its position in the market and boost sales.

The telco's latest trading update shows its mobile operation is improving, and its cost-cutting is leading to wins.


Five 419 scam threats challenging Nigerian banks

Fraudsters exploit Nigerian banks' limited IT security systems to pull off scams, says Abdulkarim Chukkol, head of the Advance Fee Fraud and Cybercrime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria.

Abdulkarim Chukkol explains what challenges banks in Nigeria face when it comes to fighting 419 scammers.


Seacom maintenance could slow Internet

Local Internet users could experience slow ADSL speeds, as Seacom carries out maintenance on fibre cables in Egypt.

Seacom is doing maintenance on fibre cables in Egypt, which means South Africans could experience slower Internet speeds until later tonight.


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Railroad fibre to bring connectivity to schools

The Kolok Education Solution will use existing railroad fibre infrastructure to provide schools across SA with connectivity.

Union continues to fight Telkom retrenchments

Solidarity is continuing its discussions with Telkom to stop the company from retrenching any of the union's members at Telkom Direct stores.

ICASA looks to cancel licences

The regulator intends to cancel licences that are not traceable and/or active.

Cyber security still seen as an 'IT thing'

Failure to fix the basics and assuming security is simply "an IT thing" result in ineffective cyber security policies.

Top seven tips for women in tech

Mobile consultancy professional Lynette Hundermark offers advice garnered from her 17-year tech journey.

MS opens door to Android, Apple apps

The company is set to allow Google's Android and Apple's iOS apps on Windows phones.

Tender Watch: Results are in

It's an upbeat edition of the National Tender Bulletin this week, with government announcing the results of numerous tenders.

 

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Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi: not what you'd expect

Asus put too much focus on the exterior and performance of the device at the expense of battery life and screen quality.

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Skills

SA faces profound lack of digital skills Businesses need to take responsibility for shaping young talent, says Native VML's Jarred Cinman.

 
 

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