Poor connectivity hampers IOT deployment in mining sector

If the mining sector is to get the most out of its growing investment in IOT, there are significant challenges to overcome, says a new report.


Fighting the pandemic: The advancing role of technology

COVID-19 will be a significant catalyst for digital transformation, particularly when it comes to alternatives to personal contact and touch interfaces.


Hiring spree at Vodacom-backed IoT.nxt

The company is likely to appoint approximately 100 more employees before the end of 2020, while it sets its sights on expanding to the UK.

Jun 1, 2020

Track anything, anywhere

Theft of moveable assets inside and outside South African homes is costing many millions of rands every month.


The treacherous waters of IOT security

Cyber attacks and malware will continue to mushroom along with the number of installed IOT devices, providing an ever-expanding attack surface.


Ten things to know about WiFi 6

WiFi 6 is a WiFi paradigm shift, pushing the envelope with regard to WiFi speeds and introducing numerous performance improvements.

May 21, 2020

Smart helmet for COVID-19 screening comes to SA

A local company makes available a helmet that can scan the body temperatures of up to 200 people every minute.


Top five business trends driving network transformation

Traditional networks were designed for client-server access to centralised information by a set of stationary, IT-controlled endpoints, but today’s business doesn’t operate that way.

May 19, 2020

Vodacom readies IOT back-to-work protocols

The company introduces multiple Internet of things solutions targeting businesses as they re-open after weeks of the COVID-19 lockdown.


First Distribution ramps up digital security, IOT

The company has expanded its distribution offering with a new division focusing on digital security and the Internet of things.

May 11, 2020

Harnessing IOT in mining and manufacturing

IOT solutions are being touted as offering opportunities to slash input costs in mining and manufacturing and scale up beneficiation, says Priashan Pakiriy, head of Enterprise Fixed Solutions, MTN Business.

May 7, 2020

Vodacom targets 2023 to execute ‘all-in’ AWS strategy

The telco selects Amazon Web Services as its primary cloud provider and will migrate the core of its information services landscape to AWS Cloud.

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