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5:10

The traditional network’s security architecture is broken

The constant flood of new, often unmanaged devices pervading corporate networks means traditional security architecture is at the point of collapse.

5:50

Telcos set to get temporary spectrum during lockdown

The regulator and mobile operators look for ways to ease congestion and ensure good quality of broadband services during the nationwide lockdown.

3:10

Remote working to cause 10-fold increase in SA cyber attacks

South African networks face a 10-fold increase in attacks as businesses shift their workforce to remote working during the COVID-19 crisis, says Kaspersky Lab.

3:10

Mobile money accounts breach 1bn mark

2019 marked a major milestone for mobile money globally, with over one billion accounts and close to $2 billion in daily transactions, says GSMA.

3:50
Monday

Under-pressure Cell C loses 2.9m subscribers

The operator declares a loss of R3.94 billion for the year ended December, compared to a R7.36 billion loss in 2018.

2:10

Ndabeni-Abrahams suggests hackathon to tackle coronavirus

The communications minister believes an online hackathon can find solutions to address the spread of COVID-19.

4:10
20 Mar

MTN heeds the #DataMustFall call

The mobile operator announces a reduction on its monthly bundles of 1GB and below, by 25% to 50%.

2:30
20 Mar

ITU seeks to maintain vital communications during COVID-19

The International Telecommunication Union sets out a strategy to enable and ensure communication availability during the phases of disaster.

4:50

SA’s telcos expect data usage boom as remote working becomes norm

Local telecoms operators are confident they can meet the mass increase in data demand, as workers and students go online to beat the spread of coronavirus.

3:50

Unwrapping WiFi 6: Getting out of the traffic jam

WiFi 6 (802.11ax) technology is all about better 802.11 traffic management and hopefully eliminating WiFi radio rage.

4:10

5G to shape mobile industry in 2020

GSMA Intelligence forecasts 5G deployment will make its mark this year, with mobile industry contribution expected to reach $4.9 trillion in 2024.

4:10
18 Mar

FNB eWallet will be hard for telcos to beat, says CEO

The big four bank is not perturbed by telecommunications companies invading its space with mobile money offerings.