Roadblocks ahead in SA's 5G journey

There is still a lot of work that needs to be done before even thinking of a 5G network in SA, says Frost & Sullivan.

12 Sep

MTN calls for scarce spectrum to be unlocked

CEO Rob Shuter says the company is struggling to increase data adoption among its users.


Digital divide still persists in many countries

The challenge of connecting people living in rural and remote areas to the Internet persists in many countries, says the ITU.

10 Sep

MTN 'to move past' Nigeria impasse

MTN chief Rob Shuter believes the company is going to be able to make its case to Nigerian authorities.


Artificial intelligence in healthcare framework in the works

Two United Nations organisations join forces to establish a standards framework on how to leverage artificial intelligence-powered tech in the health sector.

May 29, 2018

Telkom takes wait-and-see approach to 5G

The telco is waiting for the 5G standards to be finalised before it invests too much money in the next-generation technology.

Apr 16, 2018

SA on path to digital radio

Digital broadcasting services can improve spectrum efficiency and spectrum management, and offer choice for South African audiences, says ICASA.


Kaspersky, ITU-T strengthen IOT security

Attacks on cyber-physical systems can affect not only the information aspects, but also functional safety, says Kaspersky Lab.

Jan 12, 2018

East London community gets digital TV decoders

The communications ministry begins installing government-subsidised set-top boxes in East London's Scenery Park.


ITU symposium to continue facilitating ICT development

The Telecommunication Development Bureau's director pledges to ensure the conference achieves its knowledge-sharing goal.


Emerging tech to transform ICT ecosystem

The ITU's measuring report identifies IOT, cloud computing, big data and AI as the key trends that will drive the digital revolution.

Nov 15, 2017

SA slumps to 92nd spot in ICT rankings

The ITU development index shows a significant drop in the country's rankings, as it slides down four places from 88th position last year.