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MTN posts strong Q1 results, looks to sell towers in SA

The mobile operator’s growth in service revenue exceeds its medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.


Mega wind energy facility switched on in ECape

The 123MW Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility reached commercial operations on 1 May, and is expected to generate over 477GWh of renewable power each year.


MTN looks to connect 60K homes with Supersonic AirFibre

The first commercial rollout of the fibre-quality connectivity solution will commence in Soweto, Mamelodi, Fairlands and Honeydew.


Verizon to dispose of Yahoo, AOL in $5bn deal

The disposal comes as Yahoo and AOL have struggled to compete in the Internet market that is dominated by the likes of Google and Facebook.


NCape municipality battles devastating ransomware attack

The Nama Khoi Municipality in the Northern Cape Province is struggling to restore IT systems that were hit by a ransomware attack last year.


Pandemic fuels Amazon’s blow-out Q1 financial results

The company posts strong results in the first quarter ended 31 March, as online shopping surges as a result of COVID-19.


R6.4m bill to remediate average ransomware attack in SA

The average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack has more than doubled during the past 12 months, says Sophos.


Samsung sued over defective Galaxy S20 smartphones

Consumers file a lawsuit against Samsung, accusing it of concealing a defect that causes the rear camera glass on smartphones to shatter unexpectedly.


No report cards for learners as DBE fails to update software

Learners at public schools will not be able to get their first term reports following software glitches at the Department of Basic Education.


EOH, defence execs face prosecution over dodgy MS software licences

Investigations into contracts awarded by the Department of Defence to EOH uncovered irregularities and overpricing of Microsoft licences amounting to over R40 million.


Telkom defends fibre prices deemed anti-competitive

The company says its prices are not anti-competitive, but designed to serve South African consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Salesforce earmarks $200m for black businesses, racial equality

Over the next five years, the company will invest $200 million and one million volunteer hours with organisations working to advance racial equality.

Admire Moyo
ITWeb's news editor.

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's news editor He has been a tech journalist at ITWeb since 2010. Before joining ITWeb, Admire worked for The Herald newspaper based in Zimbabwe. He holds a BA degree (English and History) from Africa University.