Telecommunications
6:30

Rethinking connectivity

Internet access has traditionally been the domain of the better off, but there are ways around the challenge of affording access to all.

5:10

Telkom to fight LLU all the way

Telkom has once again come out fighting in the wake of further LLU announcements.

4:10

Fixed has no future

Fixed-line broadband is lagging mobile badly in Africa. Where to next for operators?

4:50

Go with the flow

Do you have visibility of your telecommunications flow?

11:50

More competition. Maybe.

Business and telecoms players look to local loop unbundling to level the playing field.

10:00

Broadband's endless loop

Fast-approaching telecoms competition and deregulation won't be the instant cheap broadband party everyone expects.

6:50

SA's murky telecoms vision

Predicting what SA's telecoms landscape will look like in the not too distant future can be likened to reading tea leaves - it's anybody's guess.

3:20

SA is a unique market

According to Gartner's William Hahn, SA is not going to follow any predictable models in its telecoms market development.

3:50

The exclusivity blame game

Telkom`s exclusivity is over. Its monopoly isn`t. It`s time to thank the honourable Dr Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, give her the golden watch and gently prise the keys of office out of her hands.

2:30

Automated control is essential in telecoms industry

Changes in telecommunications demonstrate a need to increase cost-efficiencies and automate business processes, says Mark Ehmke, MD of Staffware SA.

10:40

SADC telecoms readies for brighter future

Telecommunications in Africa is seeing a great deal of liberalisation, and many companies are involved in projects to roll-out infrastructure. However, there is less action in the Southern African Development Community.

5:40

Dial 'M` for monopoly

In an ideal world, local telephone calls are free, voice-over-IP makes international calls inexpensive and telephone network operators scramble to deliver the best service. Will this happen in SA in 2002? Don`t hold your breath.

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