Telecoms
5 hours ago

Liquid Telecom in venture to build Cape to Cairo fibre network

The company signs a deal with Telecom Egypt to enable it to complete Africa's terrestrial fibre network.

World Emoji Day celebrates picture communication

7 hours ago

The fifth annual World Emoji Day takes place today, with smartphone manufacturers launching new emoji characters.

14 million Verizon customer records leaked

7 hours ago

The records contained sensitive personal information, including numbers, names and account PINs.

Has set-top box reached its sell-by date?

Government encourages households that don't qualify for subsidised decoders to consider integrated digital TVs, signalling possible changes in the approach to digital migration.

MTN sells Cyprus unit to Monaco Telecom for R4.1bn

Yesterday

The mobile operator has entered into an agreement in which it has sold 100% of MTN Cyprus to Monaco Telecom.

Poor countries now better off with broadband

Friday

The most vulnerable countries in the world are growing their economies and enhancing livelihoods through broadband.

Fight against fraud A2P SMS gains momentum

Thursday

SA's BulkSMS.com joins a global industry body to boost the clean-up of the application-to-person messaging market.

DA seeks clarity on digital TV review

The opposition party believes the advisory council's tasks aim to only deliver short-term goals for analogue switch-off.

Broadband rollout to govt sites hits a snag

Wednesday

The telecoms department fails to connect 327 sites in rural municipalities by its June deadline, and misses SA Connect targets once again.

How SA's broadband speeds compare to the rest of the world

The country is now ranked at number 76 out of 200 countries in regards to the average global broadband speed.

ICT Tenders: Down to nuts and bolts

This week's National Tender Bulletin sees government on a hardware drive.

DOC sets up digital TV advisory council

The communications ministry appoints a council to advise minister Nomvula Mokonyane how government can ensure SA meets the digital migration deadline.

DTPS lifts lid on entities' corruption cases

9 Jul

SITA tops the list as the department's entity with the most reported cases for contravening anti-bribery and corruption legislation.