Richard Hurst
Mar 14, 2018

Securicom brings Cloudistics to SA

Cloudistics is an on-premises cloud that provides for virtualisation, compute, network and storage, natively and imbedded, on one platform.

Dec 11, 2017

2017: a vibrant year for the ICT industry

ICT activity in Africa continues to grow, with offices sprouting on the continent from companies like Intelsat, Oracle and Syspro.

Jul 17, 2017

Bad week for SAP SA

Kickback allegations surrounding SAP SA and the politically connected Gupta family made headlines on a global level last week.

Jul 10, 2017

Respected telecoms analyst Richard Hurst dies

Richard Hurst has shared his insights about the African telecoms markets since 2001.


SA sees LTE availability uptick

The country's long-term evolution coverage has happened much more rapidly than the previous 3G rollout.

Jun 1, 2017

Only 3.5% of SA's households don't have phones

Almost all of South African households now exclusively use cellular phones, while Internet accessibility is still catching up, says Stats SA.

Apr 19, 2017

Vodacom pushes out Tanzania IPO date

Investors will have another three weeks to apply for shares to be listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, Vodacom Tanzania MD Ian Ferrao tells ITWeb.

Apr 11, 2017

PIC reduces Altron shareholding to just 3%

The Public Investment Corporation, one of the largest investors in South African equities, reduces its ownership of the technology group to just over 3%.

Apr 5, 2017

Telecoms department survives shake-up to drive ICT policy

Siyabonga Cwele's continued stay as telecoms minister cements the importance of implementing government's ICT policy, amid the Cabinet shake-up.

Mar 31, 2017

New dawn for comms department

Ayanda Dlodlo takes the reins at the embattled communications department, as Faith Muthambi moves to the ministry of public service and administration.

Mar 22, 2017

Cell C trailing capex race

Cell C's total capital expenditure over the last four years is close to what MTN spent in just one year.

Mar 14, 2017

Africa's pay-TV market to hit $6bn

The market is set to grow in 2021 when the region completes the digital migration process, says Dataxis.