SA's 'outdated' Electronic Comms Act stifles fair competition

The Act is dated and does not address the current environment, such as the evolving market that now includes OTT players, says a telco industry body.

OR Tambo Airport8 hours ago

Baggage delays at OR Tambo Airport after network glitch

Africa’s biggest airport experiences network-related challenges with its baggage sortation system in the domestic terminal.


ICASA outlines target to connect public institutions

Licensees are on track to ensure 50% of schools, clinics, hospitals and libraries are connected by 31 March 2025, says ICASA.


Internet access no longer a luxury, says comms minister

The state is committed to achieving wide-ranging internet access for all citizens, says communications minister Mondli Gungubele.

Nokia17 May

ITWeb TV: Nokia, Sedna bring digital twins, drones to SA mines

The partners leverage emerging technologies at South African mines to boost connectivity, productivity and safety.


Splynx 4.3 release now available

Splynx version 4.3 includes over 140 enhancements, with significant improvements made to the scheduling and tax handling functionalities.


Austria's Gramatneusiedl Fire Department empowered by ZTE's FTTR POF solution

ZTE's FTTR solution provides the firefighters with seamless access to critical information and resources.


Amid looming protest, telcos insist they’ve reduced data costs

Friends of a Free Internet plans to picket at ICASA’s head office in Centurion on Friday, over high mobile data costs in South Africa.


Mobile internet gender gap lessens

Women’s fast adoption of mobile internet helped narrow the mobile internet gender gap from 19% in 2022 to 15% in 2023, says the GSMA.


Paratus Group signs BSO as first customer for Express Route

The Paratus Express Route provides the fastest connectivity between Johannesburg and Europe, with a latency of 123 milliseconds, the company says.


Cyber crime threatening mining safety: How to stay protected

With automated machinery and processes becoming more prevalent, it’s easy to see why a network shutdown could be extremely dangerous, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET Southern Africa.

SME15 May

Developing a sustainable action plan for your SME

Read up on sustainable practices and their potential benefits for your business by researching industry trends, regulations and successful case studies to make informed decisions.