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Mobile will be the TV of the future

According to Discover Digital, a digital entertainment and video on demand (VOD) services company, traditional broadcasting is changing as more consumers turn to mobile...

3 days ago

Big Data and Africa's Green Revolution

I believe that if Africa can have a Green Revolution, central to it will be a data revolution....

By Debisi Araba 21 Sep 2016

What the loss of Falcon 9 and Amos-6 means for African connectivity

On 1 September 2016, international space exploration company SpaceX suffered a failure during the static test fire of the Falcon 9 rocket...

By Dr Dawie de Wet 21 Sep 2016

MTN withdraws mobile money service in SA

MTN has pulled the plug on its mobile money service because of the "lack of commercial viability", it said on Thursday. This comes four months...

19 Sep 2016

New Boeing satellite to expand broadband services in Africa

Boeing will build a 702 satellite, called GiSAT, with a new digital payload offering twice the capacity of previous digital payload designs...

13 Sep 2016

Customer experience and ratings - a two-way street

Customer experience management has traditionally been about customers being able to rate a business based on their interaction...

By Bruce von Maltitz 8 Sep 2016

Wi-Fi, the most coveted hotel amenity

The mobile revolution is accelerating and hotels have to remain on the front lines of the uprising. Hoteliers have had to get smarter when it comes to their Wi-Fi since...

29 Aug 2016

IBM Research opens second lab on African continent

IBM Research has opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations...

26 Aug 2016

Enterprise apps essential for true digital transformation

An organisation's applications are the glue that makes digital transformation possible. Without an optimised, next-generation application landscape...

By Shubna Harilal 23 Aug 2016

SITA to roll out new-generation connectivity for Kenya Airways

In order to support Kenya Airways' renewed focus on cost optimisation and airline modernisation, SITA plans to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across the airline's global network...

17 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Digital reinvention breeds long-term success

The traditional telephone took 70 years to reach 50% penetration within households, while the internet took approximately ten years to reach satisfactory levels...

29 Jul 2016

#CapeTownICTSummit: The building blocks of digital transformation

When Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012, it was only two-years old and comprised 13 people. The startup used their digital smarts to change the concept...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jul 2016

The evolution and revolution of business networks in Africa

Trade is in Africa's blood. Its rich resources, numerous societies and access to the world have created a hotbed of trade civilisations...

By Brett Parker 18 Jul 2016

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