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Copper cable theft costs Telkom R200m

The telco ramps up efforts to migrate customers to wireless and fibre technologies as copper cable theft continues to have a serious impact.

Telkom had over 6 000 incidents of theft across its copper network in the past year.


R1.1bn allocated for Joburg ICT upgrades

This year's budget allocation for ICT infrastructure modernisation in the City of Johannesburg was reduced by R100 million.


360m 'forgotten' MySpace accounts compromised

MySpace makes headlines again, as over 360 million credentials from the once popular social network have been compromised.


Local firm taps into crypto currency transactions

Sagteware.NET develops a virtual currency platform targeting South African businesses.


Largest Twitter account hacked

After pop star Katy Perry's Twitter account was breached this morning, analysts say hacking an account that large has numerous implications.


Putting Africa on the Internet Measurement Map

IXP, NAPAfrica and Workonline have teamed up with the RIPE NCC to gather Internet data to help network operators gain further visibility into the African Internet's structure.


Age, gender influence online spending patterns

All age groups agree that quick free delivery is the number one benefit of shopping online, says TFG.


Alexa free to test online

Users can try Amazon's Alexa service for free via Web site Echosim.


SkyWire offers voice connectivity everywhere

The SkyLTE package includes 3G, an LTE router and a dongle.


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