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Allan Wattrus Explosive

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

IT in government Dumb idea

Basic infrastructure must be in place before smart meters will succeed.

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It will take government some time to integrate the new e-toll regime into its systems.
 
It will take government some time to integrate the new e-toll regime into its systems.
New e-toll regime 'unworkable'

Government faces a technical integration nightmare to ensure all Gauteng road users pay to drive on the province's freeways.

Real-time tweets come to Google search

Live tweets will soon appear in mobile Google search in the US, with desktop search and other countries to follow soon.

Google's integration of real-time tweets in mobile search could be a wake-up call for companies.


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Telecoms DDG Themba Phiri quits

Telecommunications and postal services deputy director-general Themba Phiri has resigned from the DTPS, reliable sources have confirmed. 

Cwele speech: 'Much talk, little action'

Telecommunications and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele's budget vote speech has been slammed as containing little substance.

'Unjustified' mobile price hikes under microscope

The NCC is adamant it will get to the bottom of recent mobile price hikes, which a new report deems unjustified.

Innovation Agency makes progress

The Technology Innovation Agency has been repositioned to help companies commercialise inventions.

Over-the-top to dominate pay-TV services

Globally, pay-TV markets are seeing over-the-top services come to the fore, resulting in slower revenue growth.

Cwele highlights broadband rollout

Unveiling his department's R1.4 billion budget, telecoms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele emphasised government's broadband rollout plans.

MTN condemns strike violence

MTN says it is committed to finding a speedy and amicable resolution to the strike at its local operations, but has condemned acts of violence by protestors.


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