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Cargo e-bike takes to the streets

The Gauteng transport department debuts an electric-powered bike to provide a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly option in the transportation of goods.

3:10
Oct 9, 2018

ICASA moves forward on spectrum plans

The regulator takes a step forward in the process of allocating spectrum by withdrawing a 2016 invitation to apply, which has been held up by a court battle for two years.

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Telecoms ministry lifts lid on WOAN spectrum allocation

A Government Gazette details the policy framework for licensing unassigned high-demand spectrum for the wholesale open access network and mobile operators.

1:50
Sep 12, 2018

Industry experts examine key enabling tech for 5G

The CSIR and IEEE will drill into how software-defined networking and network function virtualisation will impact the development of 5G.

4:30
Sep 4, 2018

More electric semi-trailer trucks head to brewery

The CSIR commissions additional trucks with semi-autonomous tech, including enhanced autopilot, automated braking and lane departure warnings.

3:00
Aug 30, 2018

CSIR unveils new tech for diabetes management

New technology that uses breath analysis instead of blood for diabetes management could replace the invasive "finger prick" glucometer.

6:30
Aug 24, 2018

WOAN plans don't solve SA's spectrum woes

With the wholesale open access network in the pipeline, SA forges ahead with an experiment that has no successful precedent anywhere in the world.

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ECA Bill gets thumbs up

Despite widespread criticism from some stakeholders in the sector, Cabinet moves to approve the Bill that clears the way for the introduction of the wholesale open access network.

4:00
Aug 17, 2018

New vulnerabilities discovered in fax machines, printers

Cyber criminals are targeting company and private fax machines to take over networks and steal information, says Check Point.

3:30
Jul 25, 2018

CSIR tackles mining safety using technology

Principal researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research develop cutting-edge technology to improve mining safety.

3:30
Jun 12, 2018

Social media data used to identify crime patterns

CSIR researchers deploy analytics, mapping and geolocation tools via public safety incident posts on these platforms to pinpoint trends.

3:40
Jun 7, 2018

CSIR develops test bed to prepare Africa for 5G

The institute aims to support research on key technology building blocks for 5G, and support development and experimentation on use cases.

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