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4:30
Wednesday

What's your remote workforce costing you?

Insight into mobile expense management − one of the more critical expense categories − is now more important than ever before.

2:40

City of Joburg rolls out solar-powered WiFi zones

The city brings its free WiFi programme back to life, as it sets in motion plans to become the digital hub of the African continent.

1:20
Monday

Cell C welcomes new Net1 representative to board

The company appoints David Shimkus to its board as one of the shareholder representatives for Net1, replacing Paul Edwards.

3:40
Monday

ITU Connect2Recover to boost Africa’s post-COVID connectivity

The International Telecommunication Union’s Connect2Recover initiative aims to expand access to affordable and reliable connectivity in Africa.

3:00

VH Fibre Optics taps wireless to provide Internet connectivity

The fibre distribution and installation services firm shifts focus to provide connectivity in outlying areas through TV white space tech, wireless radios and WiFi.

2:50

$1.8bn bill for US to remove Huawei, ZTE from rural networks

US rural networks report it could cost an estimated $1.837 billion to remove and replace Huawei and ZTE equipment in their networks, says the FCC.

2:30

Telkom boss Maseko seeks innovative WOAN auction

The telco wants the regulator to consider the impact of current spectrum trading deals in the design of the upcoming auction.

1:30

Eutelsat, Paratus partner for satellite connectivity in rural SA

Under the agreement, Paratus will leverage the Eutelsat Konnect satellite to bring connectivity to remote and rural locations across SA.

2:50

SA ranks 97th on Worldwide Broadband Speed League

While global broadband speeds continue to trend upward, the truth is that the faster countries are the ones lifting the average, pulling away at speed, a report finds.

1:20

Francois Swart appointed as Vumatel CTO

The 30-year industry veteran is joining the fibre company after a stint with Vodacom, managing the telco’s billing infrastructure.

1:50

execMobile’s dual network coverage in SA and price decreases across zones

execMobile offers a local SIM with coverage on both Vodacom and MTN networks, which automatically steers to the best available network.

2:50

Government taps ICT research firm to conduct SA Connect study

The communications ministry and DBSA appoint BMIT to conduct a feasibility study into the best way forward for the next phase of the government broadband project.