The building blocks required for a bright digital future

Connecting citizens enables the public sector to communicate effectively with the population, pre-empting certain events and making sure citizens are notified of critical information...

By Paige dos Santos 1 day ago

Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?

David Meintjes, managing director at Connection Telecom, asks the question, "Can President Ramaphosa breathe new life into South Africa's Digital Economy?"

By David Meintjes 1 day ago

Google to provide free high speed Wifi in Nigeria

In a bid to make the internet more easily accessible to people in Nigeria, Google announced the launch of Google Station: a program to provide high quality, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots...

7 Aug 2018

Yahsat completes Thuraya acquisition

Yahsat's acquisition of Thuraya is set to catapult the global satellite operator into the mobile satellite services space...

6 Aug 2018

Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe's new era

As Zimbabwe courts investors and ramps up efforts to create a business-friendly environment, connectivity and communication will be key to forging a path towards the country's digital future...

By Never Ncube 19 Jul 2018

First fibre network from Cape to Cairo to be completed

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Telecom Egypt and Liquid Telecom will enable the completion of the first fibre network from Cape to Cairo...

17 Jul 2018

Kenya to use Alphabet's balloon project for rural internet

Kenya is set to use Alphabet Inc's system of balloons to help bring the internet to some of the East Africa nation's rural communities, according to a report by Reuters...

17 Jul 2018

AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

16 Jul 2018

What needs to be done to get SA telcos ready for 5G?

Fifth generation networks will not only host new service types but will also require new infrastructure and network design to support them. Indeed, the move from 4G to 5G will be anything but straightforward. Are SA's telcos ready?

By Trevor Rajcoomar 12 Jul 2018

Google AI centres coming soon to Nigeria

For Nigeria, the Google Next Billion Users plan is expected to provoke innovation on an unprecedented scale...

11 Jul 2018

Broadband service, YahClick, to launch across West Africa

UAE-based global satellite operator, Yahsat, will showcase its flagship broadband service - YahClick - to partners and customers in the telco value chain at West Africa Com from 10-11 July 2018...

10 Jul 2018

African RaRs can now easily sell .africa domain names

African registrars and/or resellers (RaRs) do not have to undergo the expensive and time-consuming Icann accreditation process in order to sell dotAfrica (.africa) domain names anymore...

5 Jul 2018

This is the starting point for African smart cities

With over half the world's population currently living in urban metropoles and an estimated three million people moving into cities every week, it's safe to say that the concept of smart cities is becoming more crucial than ever...

By Byron Clatterbuck 4 Jul 2018

New Wi-Fi study reveals importance for business, smart cities

Ruckus Networks and World Wide Worx recently released its 2018 Wi-Fi in South Africa study. The study focuses on the usage, priorities, intentions, and attitudes regarding Wi-Fi technology and its deployment in smart cities...

29 Jun 2018

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