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2:50

Intensified efforts to make antenna-based Internet a reality in South Africa

The Technology Innovation Agency supports Gauteng-based start-up FibrePoynt to develop antenna-based high-speed fixed Internet.

2:40
Thursday

Online platform to support, connect nurses in Africa

Local company Patient Health readies to launch Afrinurse, an online platform that provides emotional support to nurses across the continent.

4:00
Thursday

Telkom uses broadband as bait in new consumer strategy

The company says its primary focus is to make broadband accessible to all South Africans, to drive economic activity following the COVID-19 pandemic.

2:30

Teraco boosts regional interconnection with MÉTISS cable

Teraco, Africa’s largest data centre operator, has become an integral node to the Meltingpot Indianoceanic Submarine System.

3:20
Wednesday

FNB Connect sees doubled data, voice consumption

The business records significant growth, as the bank’s mobile offering reports a 22% year-on-year increase in active customer numbers, says FNB Connect CEO Bradwin Roper.

4:20
Wednesday

MTN posts strong Q1 results, looks to sell towers in SA

The mobile operator’s growth in service revenue exceeds its medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.

3:30
Tuesday

MTN looks to connect 60K homes with Supersonic AirFibre

The first commercial rollout of the fibre-quality connectivity solution will commence in Soweto, Mamelodi, Fairlands and Honeydew.

2:30

New leadership takes helm at Waspa

SA’s Wireless Application Service Providers' Association elects new office bearers for 2021, including chairman Anthony Ekerold, and its first female vice-chairman.

3:20
30 Apr

Instagram outpaces other social networks as cyber bullying hub

The popular photo- and video-sharing app accounts for 42% of bullying that occurs online, says the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

5:40

Fortinet extends security fabric

The Fortinet Security Fabric protects 5G ecosystems, integrates SASE and provides zero trust access with the FortiGate 7121F and wireless WAN connectivity with FortiExtender 511F-5G.

2:50

MTN to pour R2bn into Ghana infrastructure expansion

MTN Ghana commits to spend R2.1 billion in total capex in the year, to meet the demand of digital services and help maintain network quality.

2:50

Fintech app usage climbs amid digital boom

Financial technology app usage jumps 61% year-on-year, amid the skyrocketing demand for digital payments prompted by the pandemic.