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Operators are forced to strategise around over-the-top apps.
USAASA aims to connect as many as 24 000 schools in the next five years.
The operator stands to lose R1.6 billion in income in the full-year, after termination rates fell to 20c from April.
An increased appetite in the mobile payments space and the possibility of Apple embracing NFC this year could get the tap and pay ball rolling.
Facebook and Twitter move into electronic payment solutions to catch the next big wave.
Vodacom is set to have another crack at introducing its mobile money offering to the local market.
The Universal Service and Access Agency of SA says it will cost R9 billion to provide broadband for all.
With a surge in violent crime related to cash-in-hand, the organisation suggests consumers use Internet and cellphone banking channels.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko is being investigated by the JMPD for allegations that he has been using false licence plates.
The operator's subscriber base grows to 18.1 million - 4.1 million more than its former CEO aimed to have by the end of this year.
The president's youngest daughter is serving as chief of staff at the newly-established telecoms and postal services department.
The finance ministry highlights modernisation efforts in the province as it gears up for e-governance.
The discussions could affect Telkom's share price if a deal is concluded, the company cautions.
The South African mobile operator looks to restructure 77.4 million euros worth of senior debt, which could improve its cash management.
The e-commerce company posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter.
The search engine's handling of "right to be forgotten" requests from European citizens is called into question.
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Smart traffic management Traffic Freeflow streamlines the allocation of pointsmen on SA's roads and saves time and money with a simple smartphone app.
SA can earn R244k per IT job created One IT job can contribute R244 000 per year to SA’s national economy.
SA's IT sector at crossroads The industry is complicated by skills and integration conundrums compounded by the changing role of IT, says Citrix.
Are unnamed spokesmen misleading the transport minister?
While bridging the technology access gap is important, it shouldn't stifle government's drive to introduce more e-governance services.
The company will cut about 18 000 jobs.
Ridesharing services have come to South Africa, but how will the market react?
We can't change the past, but the implementation of the "right to be forgotten" policy is making it easier to give it a try.
Carlos Slim will divide his América Móvil empire in Mexico in order to avoid the group being subject to difficult new rules.
I could have fallen off my chair when I read Telkom was – according to a union – going to all but cut its workforce in half.
Worldwide IT spending is on track to reach $3.7 trillion this year, up from 2013, but down from earlier forecasts, the research group says.
Selfie gets royal approval
We round up this week's top six trends from across the globe that piqued our interest or had us scratching our heads.
IT consumerisation exacerbates e-waste
The amount of e-waste could rise by as much as 500% over the next decade, says Causes International.
Dell commits to energy efficiency
The computing giant has committed to making its entire product portfolio 80% more energy efficient.
There are still a number of fallacies around the concept of cloud computing.
Four blunders most enterprises make when developing their first mobile app.
Keeping mobile app users engaged involves constantly updating and refreshing apps even after they go to market.
Old business issues drive a spate of data modernisation programmes.
Africa's wireless carriers are primed to provide protected business services for enterprises.
A rigorous compliance protocol must be followed when submitting mobile apps to an app store.
For companies looking to go Agile, test automation is a necessity.
Be the master of your data by approaching MDM as a strategic programme instead of a single project.