Country-wide connectivity and cloud

Seamless connectivity and cloud capability are critical to the success of the modern business, even those in rural areas.


Smartphone production to remain flat in Q4

The total production volume for smartphones in Q418 will be roughly similar to that of the third quarter, says TrendForce.

1 Dec

Cell C suffers voice, data outage

The mobile operator blames a problem at one of its data centres as the cause of the outage.


WCape on course to connect 6.6m residents

The provincial government inks a deal with Liquid Telecom SA to boost free public WiFi hotspots from 178 to 1 600.


Smartwatch prices to drop by 2022

The cost of smartwatches will slowly decline, due to lower-priced competitors and as higher volumes lead to reductions in manufacturing and component costs.


Progressive Blacks in ICT slams soft legislation

The lobby group calls for laws that support inclusive participation of black South Africans in the ICT sector, as Parliament debates ECA Bill revisions.

29 Nov

Technology advances of consequence in 2018

This year saw significant progress towards providing ever-present, universal control and management solutions for new-generation networks.


Don't rush ECA Bill through Parliament, says Vodacom

The operator argues that there is no pressing need for the Bill, and it should not be rushed in its current form.

26 Nov

Mobile network download speeds beat WiFi in SA

Smartphone users now experience faster average download speeds using a mobile network than using WiFi, says OpenSignal.

23 Nov

MTN, Orange partner to drive mobile money in Africa

The operators enter a mobile wallet joint venture to enable interoperable payments across the continent.


USAASA drives connectivity in ECape

The long road to connect educational and health institutions to broadband services shows signs of life, as the agency provides connectivity to over 200 sites in the province.