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City of Cape Town's fibre-optic network now exceeds 800km

The City of Cape Town's fibre-optic cables now have a combined length of 848km. This includes fibre-optic cabling used to connect the City's buildings, as well as bus stations, cameras, and other infrastructure...

2 days ago

China's Huawei, Philippine telco join forces in 5G deal

Chinese electronics giant, Huawei, is joining forces with the Philippines' largest telco in the hopes of rolling out a 5G wireless network in the Asian archipelago by 2020...

17 Feb 2017

‘Play Every Day' creates three millionaires, reaches 16m

Vodacom's 2016 summer promotion ‘Play Every Day' has created three new millionaires and has been played 150 million times by 16m people...

15 Feb 2017

Customer service is not a science, says Cell C CEO

A simple and common sense message that came across loud and clear at the Ask Afrika Orange Index Conference on Thursday, 9 February 2017 that seems to be the key to success in customer service was to create more real, meaningful human connections...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2017

Icasa can obstruct Blue Label deal with Cell C

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) could scupper Cell C's survival plans if it does not allow Blue Label Telecoms to use the mobile operator's spectrum...

By Colleen Goko 9 Feb 2017

BitCo launches its Maximise Channel Partner Programme

National internet and telephony service provider BitCo has launched their Maximise Channel Partner Programme and the name says it all...

Issued by BitCo 2 Feb 2017

SA telecoms - the race is on

The South African telecommunications industry is due for some serious disruption in 2017 and beyond. Telco providers will be forced to reevaluate...

By Warren Bonheim 30 Jan 2017

State and industry discuss broadband

Discussions with leading operators in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector on the implementation plan for the government's radio spectrum policy...

By Linda Ensor 26 Jan 2017

Yahoo delays sale of core business to Verizon

Yahoo said Monday its $4.8 billion deal to sell its core internet assets to US telecom titan Verizon has been delayed several months...

25 Jan 2017

Keep our wireless communications industry competitive

South Africa has leapfrogged into the information age with extensive wireless communications services and speedy smartphone adoption...

By Luke Muller 24 Jan 2017

'Spectrum revolution is the end of scarcity'

Speaking at the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) annual conference in Hawaii yesterday, Kalpak Gude, president of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance...

19 Jan 2017

Three thriving sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017

Despite a challenging 2016, there are certain sectors that are ripe with opportunity for astute entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2017...

17 Jan 2017

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

16 Jan 2017

Converting scale to value in the digital economy

The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity...

By Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017

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