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
As with almost every other sector under the 'technology' banner, the mobile industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and is constantly iterating to meet the demands of an increasingly large and sophisticated market.
By Dr Pieter Streicher 28 Jan 2014 11:33
Telkom kicked off 2014 on a positive note, at least on the share price side. The stock has kept the momentum it had last year, when the price moved from R15 in April to end the year at R28. From the time that trading began this year the price had risen by almost 18%.
By Thabiso Mochiko 27 Jan 2014 08:30
Telkom is reportedly in talks to sell its mobile tower infrastructure to a company based in south-east Asia‚ in a move analysts say would enable Telkom to focus on strengthening its services and cutting its costs.
By Thabiso Mochiko 23 Jan 2014 08:20
For the first time in Africa, Ericsson, together with Angola's telecommunications provider Unitel, has demonstrated LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation technology.
17 Jan 2014 09:49
Allied Electronics Corporation's (Altron) subsidiary‚ Altech‚ is to dispose of its 8.6% stake in Liquid Telecommunications Holdings‚ the company said.
16 Jan 2014 07:53
One of the most significant advantages of cloud computing is the way in which it changes disaster recovery (DR), making it more cost-effective and lowering the bar for enterprises to deploy comprehensive DR plans for their entire IT infrastructure.
14 Jan 2014 16:10
Telkom's chief executive Sipho Maseko has moved to calm a storm over his comments last week that up to 1‚000 managers face the axe at the company‚ although he confirmed that its staff numbers would be reduced in wide-ranging efforts to cut costs.
By Thabiso Mochiko 14 Jan 2014 08:06
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google announced that it is buying a smart thermostat start-up Nest in a deal valued at US$3.2bn.
14 Jan 2014 07:15
Most companies see the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend, where employees use their personal mobile devices for work purposes, as a growing threat to business. Yet, the percentage of companies taking measures to minimise this threat is relatively small, according to the results of the Global Corporate IT Security Risks 2013 survey, conducted by B2B International in collaboration with Kaspersky Lab.
13 Jan 2014 16:27
Telkom (TKG) CEO Sipho Maseko has moved to calm a storm over his comments on Friday that up to 1‚000 managers face the axe at the company‚ although he confirmed that its staff numbers would be reduced in wide-ranging changes to cut costs.
By Thabiso Mochiko 13 Jan 2014 12:08
Orange Business Services have announced the acquisition of Atheos, becoming the largest European cyberdefense company and strengthening its position as a global player in advanced security services.
9 Jan 2014 12:27
A Ghanaian information and communications technology expert urged the government to place ICT as well as technical and vocational skills in its education and skills development programmes to enhance socio-economic.
8 Jan 2014 11:52
LAS VEGAS, USA: The new Chevrolets coming out this year will be faster - at least when it comes to gleaning information from the superhighway.
7 Jan 2014 07:13
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