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WiFi will effectively become the ‘radio’ for the Internet of things.

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An audit done in 2010 found the COJ spends R431.4 million annually on ICT services.
 
An audit done in 2010 found the COJ spends R431.4 million annually on ICT services.
ITWeb investigates: Unravelling BWired's network shenanigans

A new storm brews over the Johannesburg broadband network and the city's decision to appoint BWired to operate the infrastructure.

Last hurdle remains for digital TV

STBs will include a control system, but details of that system will only be released in the Government Gazette.

The ICT industry is awaiting additional clarity on the broadcasting digital migration amendment policy, which was approved yesterday.


SA operators do digital battle

SA's digital services space is about to heat up as operators explore the realm to generate alternative revenue streams.

Digital services like video and music streaming are a big focus for mobile operators in an era of dwindling voice and SMS revenue.


DiData takes Tour de France digital

Dimension Data's Jeremy Ord is looking to revolutionise cycling and make viewership that much more exciting.

Partnering with the Amaury Sport Organisation, Dimension Data becomes the official technology partner for the Tour de France.


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Acer Liquid Jade S55 - slimline underachiever

The smartphone offers an elegant exterior but lacks powerful hardware.

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Mobile Security Survey 2015

'The age of the machine' is upon us

The Internet of things will soon move into an era in which everything is connected to everything else, creating privacy and security concerns.

MTN: Load-shedding 'no excuse'

The company's SA CEO says it plans to stamp out the problem of power outages impacting cellular services for good.

Poynting's restructuring pays off

Revenue gains from R37.6 million to R75 million in the half year.

Oger Telecom looks to sell Cell C stake

The decision by Oger, which owns 75% of Cell C, was triggered by ICASA's revised plan for cutting the termination fees.

Tech firms' market dominance to fade

Analysts are far from confident the companies will maintain their perch in the tech stratosphere.

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.


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.
SA's power uncertainties demand green initiatives
Many green initiatives are at a macro level, looking at things like cutting building power usage or emissions from factories, says Lexmark.
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