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How FTTH powers economic growth, education and sustainability
How FTTH powers economic growth, education and sustainabilityArticle

Fibre-based, ultra-high-speed access networks are revolutionising the way we connect with each other and the rest of the world...

Matthew Campbell 18 Jun 2020

SA's connectivity issue needs a boost
SA's connectivity issue needs a boostArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in South Africa's ICT networks and highlighted the challenges...

29 May 2020

Aim for the stars with satellite technology
Aim for the stars with satellite technologyArticle

With most of the world shut down to varying degrees in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, the importance of connectivity has been magnified...

Victor Stephanopoli 20 May 2020

How 5G could take on-the-go gaming to new heights
How 5G could take on-the-go gaming to new heightsArticle

One area where 5G may have a big impact is online gaming...

Ernst Wittmann 5 Mar 2020

Seacom increases national connectivity
Seacom increases national connectivityArticle

Seacom enhances its national high capacity fibre network with the rollout of services along the N1 connecting Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town...

7 Oct 2019

Making sense of the 5G investment
Making sense of the 5G investmentArticle

While estimates for global investment into 5G over the next few years vary, one thing is certain...

Vino Govender 8 Aug 2019

Use existing infrastructure to benefit from 4IR
Use existing infrastructure to benefit from 4IRArticle

If South Africa is to reap the economic benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it needs to look at existing infrastructure...

Thapelo Petje 18 Jul 2019

(L-R) At the Digital Lagos: Broadband for All, cocktail reception hosted by MainOne: Solape Hammond, CEO impact hub and Lagos State transition committee member; Funke Opeke. CEO MainOne and Babatunde Dada, chief financial officer MainOne.
Launch campaign to build a 'Digital Lagos' in NigeriaArticle

MainOne launches its 'Digital Lagos: Broadband for All' campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos state...

27 May 2019

Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets
Traka accelerates expansion into wider African marketsArticle

Leveraging on almost two decades of experience in South Africa, and a presence in a further six African countries, networked key and equipment management solutions company Traka Africa has announced an acceleration in their growth strategy...

Issued by Tynago Communications 21 May 2019

Intelsat and Aldea Solutions enter partnership
Intelsat and Aldea Solutions enter partnershipArticle

Intelsat and Aldea Solutions announced that the two companies have entered a peering relationship...

10 Apr 2019

Understanding SA's 5G reality
Understanding SA's 5G realityArticle

Over the past year, it has become difficult to ignore the increasing hype and media noise around 5G...

Colin Thornton 4 Apr 2019

Fibre vs. satellite: What's best for SA's needs?
Fibre vs. satellite: What's best for SA's needs?Article

As South Africa is receiving the infrastructure necessary for fibre connectivity, the question that the average South African should be asking is: how does it compare to satellite...

23 Jan 2019

Frogfoot to bring fibre to 14,000 more WC homes
Frogfoot to bring fibre to 14,000 more WC homesArticle

Frogfoot Networks Ltd is on track to bring fibre to the home to an additional 14,000 homes in the Southern Peninsula, Western Cape by April 2019...

27 Nov 2018

The Central Office as an edge data centre
The Central Office as an edge data centreArticle

"The increasing need to move data over long-haul networks due to rapid regional African growth, has made it necessary to bring fully-fledged computing infrastructure closer to the end-user"...

26 Nov 2018

Connection Telecom acquires shares in AnD
Connection Telecom acquires shares in AnDArticle

Connection Telecom has acquired 51% of the shares in Analog and Digital Communications...

22 Nov 2018

Seacom announces strategic acquisition
Seacom announces strategic acquisitionArticle

Seacom, the pan-African telecommunications service provider, has announced the conclusion of a sale agreement for the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications...

19 Nov 2018

Etiket celebrates 11 years with eyes fixed firmly on the future
Etiket celebrates 11 years with eyes fixed firmly on the futureArticle

Following its 11th birthday celebration in September, the creative consultancy, Etiket, is all set to tackle future challenges in the creative industry by continuing to improve its business offering, model and structure...

Issued by Etiket 31 Oct 2018

Leveraging strategic partnerships to move from bricks to clicks
Leveraging strategic partnerships to move from bricks to clicksArticle

To mirror the success of newer, online stores, large retailers are looking to modernise by establishing parallel online presences...

Jaqueline van Eeden 22 Aug 2018

5 user applications that are ideal for satellite technology
5 user applications that are ideal for satellite technologyArticle

The rapid growth of fibre networks in SA is inspiring and is enabling the drive for all businesses and consumers to be online...

Dawie de Wet 17 Aug 2018

First fibre network from Cape to Cairo to be completed
First fibre network from Cape to Cairo to be completedArticle

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

Vino Govender
#AfricaMonth: High-speed connectivity will boost adoption of wearable techArticle

Wearable technologies offer enormous potential to a wide range of industries - provided they make use of fast, high-quality connectivity.

25 May 2018

Eric Jacobson, learning solutions manager at MTN Group.
MTN, Digital Skills Academy project boosts FTTH successArticle

MTN and Digital Skills Academy has discovered that thorough consumer engagement boosts FTTH success...

9 Apr 2018

The rental suburbs that South Africans are flocking to
The rental suburbs that South Africans are flocking toArticle

We take a look at the most in demand suburbs for renters in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal and the Western Cape, and what you'll pay for a rental in them...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 14 Mar 2018

Chameleon Fibre helps identify fibre-live areas
Chameleon Fibre helps identify fibre-live areasArticle

Chameleon Fibre is a new fibre comparison tool which aims to bridge the digital divide for South Africans...

5 Oct 2017

The lynchpin for success in the mobile banking wars
The lynchpin for success in the mobile banking warsArticle

There's a surprising way in which leading financial services companies are pulling away from the pack...

Hemkumar Balaraman 30 Aug 2017

Unsure about fibre coverage in South Africa? This map will help
Unsure about fibre coverage in South Africa? This map will helpArticle

Fibre-based service provider Otel is busy laying out its own infrastructure, but it also sells data packages on other open-access fibre networks...

Hadlee Simons 27 Jul 2017

Smart leaders use strategy to seek out opportunities
Smart leaders use strategy to seek out opportunitiesArticle

Strategy should not be a guessing game - especially in uncertain economic times - but there are also many opportunities on the continent for innovation and growth...

20 Jun 2017

Africa's ‘space race' for satellite connectivity
Africa's ‘space race' for satellite connectivityArticle

Satellite services in Africa are making a comeback as Africa enters a new ‘space race' for satellite connectivity across the continent...

3 Apr 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Top bandwidth trends for 2017Article

South Africa is in the midst of a very interesting bandwidth era where connectivity entrenches itself firmly as the third utility alongside power and water...

Warren Bonheim 22 Dec 2016

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ContinuityEastAfrica launches full business resilience capabilityArticle

ContinuityEastAfrica has officially opened its doors in Nairobi, with a new data centre and work-area recovery facility...

7 Dec 2016

Vodacom head rejects open access call
Vodacom head rejects open access callArticle

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has criticised a call for mobile network operators to make their infrastructure available to other companies, saying the process, called open access, has never worked anywhere in the world...

Thabiso Mochiko 24 Oct 2016

The Onion-winning Nugget ad.
[Orchids & Onions] Polished wit shines and gets headstartArticle

A colleague sent me this print ad for Nugget shoe polish, which appeared in one of the editions of the Pretoria News this week. I must say, it's simple and it's powerful and taps straight into the trending story of the moment, the hair revolt by the pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls...

Brendan Seery 12 Sep 2016

YOAC fibre cable manufacturing skills transfer commences
YOAC fibre cable manufacturing skills transfer commencesArticle

As China strengthens relations in South Africa, Chinese majority owned Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOAC) continues its efforts to facilitate opportunities...

7 Sep 2016

Broadband land grab strategy great for SA
Broadband land grab strategy great for SAArticle

While the term 'land grab' has negative association, in the telecommunications space it means good news. South Africans pay a lot more...

14 Jul 2016

Comsol to launch open-access high-speed network in SA
Comsol to launch open-access high-speed network in SAArticle

Comsol, backed by Convergence Partners, Nedbank Private Equity and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) as investment partners...

29 Jun 2016

Liquid Telecom to acquire Neotel for $430 million
Liquid Telecom to acquire Neotel for $430 millionArticle

Liquid Telecom has revealed that it has entered into an agreement to acquire South African communications network operator, Neotel...

29 Jun 2016

Online shopping set to increase as technology becomes more accessible
Online shopping set to increase as technology becomes more accessibleArticle

South Africans remain wary of shopping online, with only three million making regular use of electronic shopping trollies to meet their daily requirements, but...

27 Jun 2016

MTN SA to invest R12bn in network
MTN SA to invest R12bn in networkArticle

MTN SA will spend R12bn this year to ramp up its network to improve and expand coverage. The company also plans to open its network to other companies, but did not name them...

Thabiso Mochiko 23 May 2016

Cell C welcomes High Court judgment
Cell C welcomes High Court judgmentArticle

It is hard to paint a rosy picture of telecommunications in South Africa. The environment is dominated by two players and policed by a regulator that does not always meet its mandate...

Jose Dos Santos 2 Mar 2016

Another Seacom outage hits SA internet connectivity
Another Seacom outage hits SA internet connectivityArticle

Undersea broadband cable provider Seacom is experiencing another disruption to its network in Egypt, which is having an impact on South Africa's internet connectivity...

Gareth van Zyl 28 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Fibre fruit hangs low
[BizTrends 2016] Fibre fruit hangs lowArticle

Finally. After years of ploughing - a familiar sight to our South African driveways and pavements - kilometres of Dark Fibre will light up and bear fruit...

Deidré Jonker, Issued by BitCo 15 Jan 2016

Telkom shifts strategy from babies to Boltspeed
Telkom shifts strategy from babies to BoltspeedArticle

Telkom is changing things up next year by launching its 'Boltspeed' campaign, featuring the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, to signify that Telkom's fibre broadband is the fastest internet out there...

Leigh Andrews 14 Dec 2015

Collaboration is critical to expand Africa's networks
Collaboration is critical to expand Africa's networksArticle

There has been a noticeable increase in IT and networking infrastructure investments during the past year - the focus remaining on Africa...

12 Nov 2015

AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announcedArticle

As a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa, the AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance...

Issued by AfricaCom 21 Oct 2015

FibreCo and Teraco: open access critical to development of ICT in Africa
FibreCo and Teraco: open access critical to development of ICT in AfricaArticle

The third Open Access ICT networking event hosted by Teraco and FibreCo will take place in Cape Town and will pull together the industry's C-level executives...

21 Oct 2015

AfricaCom 2015: Awards shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015: Awards shortlist announcedArticle

The applications for 2015 were many and of extremely high quality, reinforcing the importance of the Awards as a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector...

20 Oct 2015

Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bond
Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bondArticle

A free wi-fi project that has successfully taken root in Tshwane could set the pattern for social impact bonds in South Africa...

1 Jun 2015

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