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Admire Moyo

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's senior news journalist.

Spectrum impasse makes DTPS, ICASA frenemies

21 Oct 2016The minister of telecoms, Siyabonga Cwele, challenged ICASA and won a court interdict to halt the regulator's planned spectrum auction.

The country's growth can only come when the available spectrum is released, says ICASA.

Don't blame us if we ignore ICT policy: ICASA CEO

21 Oct 2016Don't blame ICASA if it ignores the National ICT Policy White Paper, because it would have considered it, says CEO Pakamile Pongwana.

The recently published white paper creates confusion and stifles investment, says the regulator.

Mobile data disappoints once again

20 Oct 2016Customer loyalty trends have shown a consistent decline over the past three annual South African Customer Satisfaction Indexes.

MTN customers show the lowest loyalty to their brand, followed by Telkom Mobile, while Cell C rises to the top in customer experience.

Renewables prove way cheaper than fossil fuels

19 Oct 2016Eskom supports getting power from independently-run coal projects rather than renewable sources.

A CSIR analysis shows new solar and wind energy sources are 40% cheaper than new baseload coal.

IPPs drag Eskom to Nersa over contract delays

18 Oct 2016Eskom is acting in direct contravention with government's policy to diversify the country's energy mix, says Johan van den Berg, CEO of SAWEA.

The independent power producers request the regulator to impose a maximum penalty on the power utility should it be found guilty.

SA's new social network rekindles Mxit days

18 Oct 2016Gather Online provides a networking tool that can be used to discover business, social or romantic connections.

South Africans unveil Gather Online, a social networking site attempting to steal market share from established players like Facebook and LinkedIn.

Oracle, Dimension Data in cloud push

17 Oct 2016Oracle needs to leverage its infrastructure within its partner base, says Stefan Diedericks, Oracle alliances and channels director for SA.

The systems integrator becomes an early adopter of the recently-announced Oracle Cloud Managed Service Provider Programme.

SA robotics firm takes on NASA Mars challenge

14 Oct 2016The Space Robotics Challenge is aimed to simulate what a robot may be required to do while assisting a NASA mission to Mars.

As the race to land humans on the Red Planet hots up, Ryonic Robotics has been selected for a NASA space challenge.

Kirsh buys into GoMetro

14 Oct 2016GoMetro is a great strategic acquisition, says Willian Kirsh, founder and CEO of Tritech Media.

The serial entrepreneur acquires a 20% stake in the social transit app that is also backed by Mike Pfaff and Michael Jordaan.

Work begins at R9.2bn Kathu solar plant

13 Oct 2016Approximately 500 jobs, with a peak of 1 200, will be created during the construction phase of the Kathu Solar Park.

Construction commences at the Kathu Solar Park, which will save six million tonnes of CO2 over 20 years.

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