New coal plants to cost SA R19bn, push out renewables

Two planned coal plants are set to cost the country an additional R19.68 billion in present value terms over their lifetimes.

ICT skills survey 2018

1 Jun

The race is on to attract and retain ICT skills.

Liberty CEO labels hack criminal act

David Munro says the company is in full control of its IT systems, and notes the safety and security of customers' information remains top priority.

Liberty's IT infrastructure compromised


The investment group tells customers that an external party has gained unauthorised access to its systems and requested compensation.

DFA positioned to take advantage of 5G


Dark Fibre Africa sees a lot of opportunity coming from the approaching roll-out of 5G in South Africa.

Cwele to chair global satellite body

South Africa gets the nod from the satellite organisation, as telecoms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele is elected as chairperson.

Audi wants to connect electric cars to homes

The motoring manufacturer creates a system that connects its electric vehicle to the user's home and, in some cases, makes use of solar power to charge.

Local students develop safety-first aircraft


Belgium Campus students program and design an aircraft to spruce-up safety in the aviation industry.

First commercial 5G rollouts in 2018: Ericsson


North America is expected to lead the uptake, with all major US operators planning to roll out 5G between late 2018 and mid-2019.

High-Tech Bridge debuts global channel partner programme


The company will also offer a marketing support programme.

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Roundtable: FTTH and FTTB

FTTH and FTTB: What it means for your business

Fibre to the Home (FTTH) and Fibre to the Business (FTTB) are game changers, in that it means a lot more than just having a faster way to stream video services like Netflix and Showmax. This roundtable looks at how fibre will affect business and the country at large.