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16 Mar

Regulatory uncertainties stifle 5G in MEA

The region faces numerous telecoms challenges in terms of uncertain regulations, low coverage of 2G, 3G and 4G, as well as lack of spectrum.

Tackling the challenges of next-generation fibre deployments

Fibre may be seen as the future of broadband, but there remain many difficulties in building such fibre-to-anywhere networks.

Tshwane's ISP spreads its wings

Project Isizwe partners with Glencore to make sure residents in two Witbank mining towns receive free WiFi access.

MWC: New Asus Zenfone looks really familiar

Launched at Mobile World Congress this week, the new Asus Zenfone looks very much like Apple's tenth anniversary edition iPhone.

Helios Towers eyes JSE, London listing

The African mobile towers operator plans to list on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges in early April.

MWC: Alcatel's new 1X will soon be in SA

TCL Communication will only bring one of its devices launched at Mobile World Congress to South Africa.

Making money from WiFi

Retailers can use the provision of connectivity to shoppers as a means of gaining more relevant information about them, thereby enabling better service and driving more sales.

MWC: Two new Alcatel tablets hit the market

TCL Communication launched its newAlcatel 1T tablet series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

MWC: Vodafone, Facebook bring connectivity to rural SA

Facebook's software-defined wireless access platform, designed to improve connectivity in remote areas, will be tested in SA this year.

MWC: New Huawei laptop, tablets drop in Barcelona

The Chinese tech giant unveils its new Matebook X Pro notebook and two new tablets at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Expect more free WiFi sites in WCape

23 Feb

The provincial government promises to rollout more free Internet sites, as it looks to improve its original promise of a WiFi hotspot in every ward.

Minibus taxi hailing app Aftarobot launched in Gauteng

The platform will allow commuters using vehicles from the Johannesburg Southern Suburbs Taxi Association to manage their travel time, says its founder.

Census says goodbye to paper

Feb 22, 2018

Stats SA incorporates technology for the 2021 head count of the country's population and households.