Spending on technologies that enable MEA smart city initiatives will accelerate over the next five years, with the Internet of things a key priority.
The e-commerce app is expanding into eastern Johannesburg malls to provide Ekurhuleni shoppers with retail store discounts and special offers.
The City of Ekurhuleni and MasterCard partner to print Masterpass QR codes on utility bills to allow ratepayers to pay via a smartphone app.
The city has joined forces with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to establish Fab Labs in two city townships.
Local e-government could become a reality, say Consology and Oracle.
Pinnacle Micro believes that by winning a re-issued tender from the Ekurhuleni municipality - the original tender specifically excluded South African firms - it has struck a blow for local quality over international reputation.