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2018 in review: what a year

Lenovo regained the number one PC slot and Dell the number one server position.


Charmaine Houvet: Harmonising and uplifting

Charmaine Houvet, public policy director Africa at Cisco Systems, was a finalist for IITPSA's IT Personality of the Year 2018 award.

23 Nov

Black Friday online rush overloads sites

Takealot and Superbalist experienced site difficulties this morning, as thousands of South Africans hoped to score a Black Friday deal just after midnight.


Parliament schedules ECA Bill public hearings

The portfolio committee on telecoms and postal services readies to hear oral presentations on the provisions contained in the ECA Bill.

21 Nov

Telcos must expand broadband networks to seize data opportunity

Ovum believes data connectivity is the most significant growth prospect for Africa's service providers.


Software developers and professionals... beware the golden handcuffs

Retrenchments have become the norm in the software development industry, which follows the boom and bust economic model, says Anujah Bosman, CEO of Chillisoft.

20 Nov

First GSMA We Care Initiative Launches in Kenya, Focusing on Online Child Protection

Kenya's mobile operators, regulator and government have come together to support a major GSMA initiative aimed at ensuring a safe online environment for children and young citizens in Kenya.

19 Nov

Consumers can soon put out-of-bundle billing behind them

South Africans have for years been complaining about cellular bill shock and the new ICASA regulations aim to help with this.


Big week for MTN

The operator announced its Simfy acquisition and its intention to re-launch Mobile Money in SA and apply for a licence for the service in Nigeria.

16 Nov

WCape tech start-ups are more successful, established

The Western Cape is seen as an attractive place to run a successful tech start-up, with 36% of survey respondents generating significant revenue in the past year.

16 Nov

Why is Telkom letting ADSL die?

If ADSL is making a loss, at least let it make a meaningful loss that challenges SA's data norms.

15 Nov

ICASA, telcos settle new data rules matter

The authority confirms it has reached a settlement with Cell C and MTN over the implementation of the new data expiry rules.