Late last week saw the African Union Commission (AUC) launch the internet exchange point (IXP) in Swaziland which will contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and more secure exchange of intra-country internet traffic.
15 Apr 2014 09:51
Whilst we all go about our lives aware of external danger and ensuring the best security to keep such danger at bay, we can be apathetic about the threats that lurk online.
By Carey Van Vlaanderen 15 Apr 2014 05:38
Native VML has released its March 2014 news on innovations and trends in the mobile and social media space.
11 Apr 2014 08:46
ICASA asked the SABC and MultiChoice to provide a copy of the agreement but both parties have failed to honour that request, hence ICASA has turned to the Competition Commission.
10 Apr 2014 11:27
Telkom aims to cut R1bn in costs every year for the next five years as it restructures its business to revive its fortunes and unlock shareholder value‚ chief executive Sipho Maseko said.
By Thabiso Mochiko 10 Apr 2014 09:58
South African small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are warming up to working differently as they embrace the gradual move away from being secured to a physical desk. They're also allowing employees to use whatever devices they want and, secondly, ensuring that they're able to connect from anywhere.
By Brian Timperley 10 Apr 2014 09:45
It can be tempting to think of virtualisation as a magic potion that will automatically allow IT departments to do more with less - but, says Warren Olivier, Regional Manager at Veeam Software, really making it work requires some changes in attitude, approach and tools.
3 Apr 2014 12:46
A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.
By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00
Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will transform perceptions of Africa as the continent is not usually seen as a location for cutting edge science and technology.
27 Mar 2014 11:48
Manufacturers have one thing in common - they need to make themselves hassle free from a supply chain, distribution and services point of view. Many manufacturers are looking to cloud computing to improve their process, supply chain management, R&D as well as front and back office functions.
26 Mar 2014 13:38
Rather than hacking consumer PCs as well as home and business networks, cybercriminals are starting to rely upon the software piracy industry to leave the "security back door" open, enabling them to steal identities, passwords and your banking login details more easily.
24 Mar 2014 11:12
What do the fatal Pinetown truck crash, Miley Cyrus and a skincare company have in common?
24 Mar 2014 08:44
A journalist has to take obscure matters and turn them into engaging and understandable stories, showing people why they should care about them. Sometimes it seems impossible.
By Anton Harber 21 Mar 2014 00:00
MTN Group has reported a 27.5% rise in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R13.86 for the year to December.
By Thabiso Mochiko 6 Mar 2014 09:20
Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is in the process of acquiring South Africa-based Conduct, in a move to overcome the last-mile barrier and give enterprises across South Africa easy access to fibre connectivity.
20 Feb 2014 12:13
An affordable complete IP network is now available throughout Avianto Lifestyle estate - One of South Africa's first integrated estates. Fibre internet, voice and video services are now easily accessible to occupants. This initiative is powered by telecoms and internet service provider, BitCo.
Issued by BitCo 18 Feb 2014 13:13
Mobile network operator Cell C's acting chief executive‚ Jose dos Santos said rival MTN's court action to stop the communications regulator from implementing new rates was an attempt to avoid losing customers.
By Paul Vecchiatto 14 Feb 2014 12:42
After SEACOM CEO Mark Simpson's decision to step down, the company has announced that its original founder and CEO, Brian Herlihy, will be assuming a leadership role at SEACOM.
14 Feb 2014 09:00
So you want to launch yourself into a career in digital this year... so how are you going to do it, and what do you need to achieve your ambition?
7 Feb 2014 15:06
TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...
By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41
Marian Shinn, the DA's Shadow Minister of Communications, says that the SABC does not have the skills to successfully transition to digital broadcasting before the international deadline of June 2015.
5 Feb 2014 06:11
Ratings agency Moody's said on Monday, 3 February, that the next three years would be "difficult" for MTN and Vodacom to maintain or increase their market share and compete more aggressively on price without reducing their margins and returns on investment.
By Thabiso Mochiko 4 Feb 2014 10:21
Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have become essential tools in the business world of today. However...
By Russel Brand 1 Feb 2014 08:43
Mobile operators MTN and Vodacom appear to be threatening legal action over the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (Icasa) decision to increase the termination rate they should pay to smaller rivals.
By Thabiso Mochiko 31 Jan 2014 07:53
Bringing internet to people in rural areas where infrastructure deployment is expensive and tricky, is becoming a priority throughout the world.
30 Jan 2014 15:30
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may have raised some eyebrows when he said that connectivity should be a human right, but many smart device users would agree. Research has shown that as many as 32% globally rely on more than one device during the average working day to conduct their duties and half of the world's CIOs have said that they view Wi-Fi as an essential part of operations.
30 Jan 2014 13:50
Threats to network security are escalating dramatically. Technology advancements in social media, mobile devices, WiFi and cloud services are increasing a company's vulnerability to attacks. Cyber risks and cyber threats are a major concern for large revenue generating organisations.
30 Jan 2014 12:53
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) released the final regulations on mobile termination rates on Wednesday, 29 January, that will see Vodacom and MTN pay 44c a minute to small operators‚ a decision the JSE-listed companies are likely to oppose.
By Thabiso Mochiko 30 Jan 2014 08:09
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) released the final regulations on mobile termination rates on Wednesday (29 January) that will see Vodacom and MTN pay 44c a minute to small operators‚ a decision the JSE-listed companies are likely to oppose.
Gartner has predicted that by 2016, a fifth of enterprise Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) projects will have failed as businesses are enforcing Mobile Device Management (MDM) policies that are too restrictive.
29 Jan 2014 11:29
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