China’s Itel targets SA’s Gen Z with entry-level smartphone
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.