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MTN’s heightened focus on SA may see the gap between the two top operators get smaller than it has been over the past 20 years.
 
MTN’s heightened focus on SA may see the gap between the two top operators get smaller than it has been over the past 20 years.
SA's mobile leader board gap to narrow

The two-horse race between MTN and Vodacom gets closer in what will ultimately mean a consumer win.

MWeb unveils new FTTH packages

MWeb is offering customers access to FTTH lines across SA, along with its data services and pricing packages.

The Internet service provider has introduced its new fibre-to-the-home packages, in accordance with planned fibre line rollout by Telkom.


Former Oracle exec to head HP SA

Former Oracle SA head Pieter Bensch has been appointed MD of HP South Africa.

Pieter Bensch has taken up the role, which was held by Frank van Rees for five years.


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Telkom moves on outsourcing plans

The company moves on its oursourcing plans, identifying business partners - including WNS, Barloworld, Bidvest, ASAJE and Ingram Micro.

Cabinet approves STB access control

The digital migration amendment policy is approved by Cabinet, bringing to an end a long-standing debate around whether conditional access should be built into digital TV STBs. 

Telkom moves from copper to wireless

The telco will soon replace its copper-based connection used for its fixed-line prepaid service with wireless technology.

Great Westerford Building fire is under control

Cape Town's "most connected building" this morning caught alight in a fire unrelated to others raging in the province.

IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson

The purchase is designed to boost IBM's push into more human-like computing services, based around its Watson technology.

German automakers shift to high-end electric cars

The country's carmakers shift focus, in the latest effort to revive environmentally-friendly but unpopular zero-emission vehicles.


BI Summit 2015

POPI complicates BI, data analytics The new act will enforce strict information processing principles, says privacy advisor Russell Opland.

 

Security Summit 2015

'Security is not a primary concern' As vendors rush to create devices for the Internet of things, security is overlooked.

 

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SANs to become obsolete Storage area networks were built for the physical data centre and are not a good fit for virtual environments, says VMware.

 

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German automakers shift to high-end electric cars
The country's carmakers shift focus, in the latest effort to revive environmentally-friendly but unpopular zero-emission vehicles.
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