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4:00

Hiring spree at Liquid Telecom SA as restructuring concludes

The company has rounded up its restructuring process and is now upskilling staff and hiring new employees, says new CEO Deon Geyser.

6:20
Wednesday

Fibre for everyone and more…

Evotel has installed fibre networks in Newcastle, Krugersdorp and Randfontein and is in the process of rolling out the same in Witbank, Welkom and Lenasia South.

2:50
Tuesday

Eswatini becomes Africa’s first to join Trump’s ‘Clean Network’

The US and the kingdom commit to safeguarding each country’s national security by excluding high-risk digital equipment suppliers.

2:50
Monday

MTN debunks 5G link to COVID-19

The telco says 5G mobile tech has undergone extensive research, with numerous studies finding it has no negative impact on the environment or people.

1:40

ICASA condemns fake 5G-coronavirus theories

The regulator joins the list of voices to dispel claims that 5G is the cause of COVID-19.

5:10

5G tops telecoms predictions for 2021

Strand Consult remains cautiously optimistic about the latest generation of cellular network technology in 2021.

2:20

5G-coronavirus falsehoods threaten telecoms investment, says minister

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams slams attacks on the country’s cellphone network towers, labelling the 5G-coronavirus misinformation as a threat to telecoms investment.

4:30

UJ’s Prof Marwala clears up 5G myths

As the fifth-generation technology era ramps up, citizens must be educated to position SA strategically, says Professor Tshilidzi Marwala.

4:40

Ex-Vodacom, SAA boss Vuyani Jarana calls out ICASA over WOAN

Vuyani Jarana warns that the process will produce ‘a still born that will be extremely costly to funders and which will damage the mobile market going forward’.

3:20
Dec 15, 2020

Food delivery, crime-fighting drones coming soon

Within the next 12 to 18 months, drone services for food delivery and law enforcement will gain traction, pushed by 5G deployment, says Ericsson.

4:30

Transforming to a scale-out data storage approach

Scale-out storage is network-attached storage where the amount of disk space can be expanded by adding more drives to individual storage clusters, and more clusters as needed.

4:30
Dec 15, 2020

SA’s 2020 broadband market gains to spill into 2021

The market made significant gains in 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the trend is set to continue next year, says BMIT.