SA consumers to reap benefits of streaming services influx
Industry analysts anticipate further growth in South Africa’s video-streaming market, as more players expand their footprint locally.
Concerns over minister churn in comms department
Analysts say the appointment of a new communications minister is more about politics than a push for the country’s ICT development.
Next 12 to 18 months to be shaped by key strategic IT investments
Research finds 62% of surveyed South African CIOs accelerated their digital initiative roadmaps by almost one year amid COVID-19 disruption, says IDC’s Mark Walker.
MTN Nigeria ropes in fintech partners after banking furore
The operator forges new partnerships in response to the recent disruption to its banking channels which rendered airtime and other services temporarily unavailable.
Not much hope of funding boost for ICT on budget day
Ahead of the budget speech, industry pundits don’t foresee increased funding for the information and communications technology sector, despite its obvious prowess.
IDC sees strong cloud growth in META region
The shift from physical to digital – driven by cloud – is one of the few positives from the pandemic, says IDC.
Allocating spectrum must top ICASA’s priority list, say analysts
It is crunch time for the Independent Communications Authority of SA’s new council, as the industry awaits direction on freeing up high-demand spectrum.
Nexio and partners host 'new normal' webinar
Economic recovery needs tech partners that contribute to the bottom line, said IDC.
Mboweni gets ICT advice
On the eve of the budget speech, ICT sector pundits give minister Tito Mboweni some tips, as expectation for tech-driven solutions remains high.
ICT pundits hope SONA goes beyond ‘future intentions’
The president can’t be accused of not giving the ICT sector its due mention in his SONAs, but industry commentators say gaps between design and actuality need to be addressed.