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Finding solutions to disrupted Wi-Fi in the warehouse
Finding solutions to disrupted Wi-Fi in the warehouse

I spoke to Riaan Graham from Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa, about the role of Wi-Fi in warehousing and finding technology/solutions to address disrupted Wi-Fi connectivity...

By Cari Van Wyk 16 hours ago

BitCo debuts licensed spectrum radio network
BitCo debuts licensed spectrum radio network

BitCo has a National Spectrum License and can now deploy high-speed carrier-grade last-mile connectivity on the low 2GHz band, offering up to 100Mbps...

Issued by BitCo 2 days ago

SNII drives collaborative rural development programme
SNII drives collaborative rural development programme

The Seda Nelson Mandela Bay ICT Incubator (SNII) has announced it is ready to team with various stakeholders in finding solutions to reduce cost of telecommunications...

22 Jul 2016

Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa
Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa

Opera, the cellphone browser developer and manager, has gained more than 60% of South African market share and more than 70% of African market...

By Alistair Anderson 21 Jul 2016

Internet and Social Media Summit to gather ICT heavyweights
Internet and Social Media Summit to gather ICT heavyweights

The Internet and Social Media Summit is to be held in Cape Town on 27 July, and will bring together local and international industry thought leaders...

20 Jul 2016

Cell C not happy with minimum spectrum price
Cell C not happy with minimum spectrum price

Cell C has raised concerns about the telecommunications regulator's decision to set the minimum bidding price of spectrum licence at R3bn...

By Thabiso Mochiko 20 Jul 2016

Vodacom and MTN welcome spectrum move
Vodacom and MTN welcome spectrum move

The decision by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to issue spectrum licences has been hailed as "a major progressive step for the economy"...

By Thabiso Mochiko 18 Jul 2016

The insecurity of today's internet
The insecurity of today's internet

At the time when online activity increasingly becomes less safe, only 36% of users limit access to their personal information for strangers, and only a third use a PIN-code on their devices...

Issued by Monetary Library 15 Jul 2016

How APM can help you cope with the IoT upsurge
How APM can help you cope with the IoT upsurge

We're all becoming pretty familiar with the idea of the Internet of Things (IoT). Often, when thinking of the IoT, the first things that come to mind may be a wearable...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 14 Jul 2016

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

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

Wifi in property an upcoming trend
Wifi in property an upcoming trend

Despite the economic slump, the property market has remained somewhat robust, while looking at ways to boost property values and attract potential buyers...

By Riaan Graham 12 Jul 2016

What's wrong with the web and do we need to fix it?
What's wrong with the web and do we need to fix it?

More than 20 years after the first web server started bringing the internet into our lives, a recent conference in San Francisco brought together some of its creators...

By Sam Hinton 11 Jul 2016

Entrepreneurs must embrace an 'always-on' mantra
Entrepreneurs must embrace an 'always-on' mantra

With South Africa's unemployment rate rising to 26.7% in the first quarter of this year, there is increased strain on the market to find a way to address this...

By Claude Schuck 8 Jul 2016

South Africa votes against internet freedom
South Africa votes against internet freedom

According to a report via Fin24, South Africa has joined other nations such as China and Russia in voting against a United Nations resolution...

6 Jul 2016

20 tips for exploiting ICT for your company
20 tips for exploiting ICT for your company

Whether you're in the enterprise or consumer space, you need to know how people (customers and staff) want to use the mobile web...

By Alan Knott-Craig 4 Jul 2016

Vantage Mezzanine Fund III invests R250m in Vumatel
Vantage Mezzanine Fund III invests R250m in Vumatel

African mezzanine fund manager Vantage Capital announced that it has disbursed the second and final tranche of a R250 million expansion capital facility to Vumatel...

1 Jul 2016

Tshwane wins global award for bridging digital divide
Tshwane wins global award for bridging digital divide

The City of Tshwane received international recognition by winning the World Wi-Fi Day Award for Most Innovative City or Government Program to bridge the Digital Divide...

1 Jul 2016

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

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

29 Jun 2016

Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport
Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport

The importance of improved technology to ensure that modern and reliable transport through the continent's corridors is fully and sustainably operational continues to grow...

27 Jun 2016

MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost
MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost

Just two years after acquiring a controlling stake in the company, MTN South Africa has announced it will dispose of its 50,02% stake in Afrihost...

24 Jun 2016

The connected business society
The connected business society

In today's more digital world, businesses have started to focus less on the amount of data consumed and more on just having fast and reliable connectivity...

By Brian Timperley 24 Jun 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Finding the best web hosting for your company

The average person on the street doesn't even really know what web hosting does. Fortunately, it's not actually that hard to understand. Here are some things to look for in a great web host...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Jun 2016

It will always cost more to connect at the tip of Africa
It will always cost more to connect at the tip of Africa

The benefits of having access to the internet has long been documented, particularly for those living in the developing world or in emerging markets...

By Hayden Lamberti 23 Jun 2016

#WorldWiFiDay: Why CIOs should be concerned about spectrum
#WorldWiFiDay: Why CIOs should be concerned about spectrum

The CIO of any medium or large company today is a network operator. A Wi-Fi network operator competing for limited available bands with other network operators - which could be companies next door...

20 Jun 2016

Google overtakes Apple as the world's most valuable tech brand
Google overtakes Apple as the world's most valuable tech brand

Google has regained its position at the top of the table in the 2016 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released by WPP and Millward Brown, overtaking Apple on the back of a 32% increase to hit its best-ever brand value of $229.2bn...

Issued by Millward Brown 8 Jun 2016

BitCo extends its fibre promotion
BitCo extends its fibre promotion

Due to a growing demand for fibre connectivity, BitCo has decided to extend its Premium Uncapped Business Fibre promotion to the end of July 2016...

Issued by BitCo 6 Jun 2016

Internet of Things to overtake mobile phones by 2018
Internet of Things to overtake mobile phones by 2018

The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones...

1 Jun 2016

Dcoetzee via
Microsoft-Facebook laying trans-Atlantic internet line

Microsoft and Facebook announced they will work together to lay a high-speed internet cable across the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean...

30 May 2016

Don't panic South Africa, the internet is coming
Don't panic South Africa, the internet is coming

It's easy to get mopey and depressed when you read the papers. Violent crime. Rampant corruption...

By Alan Knott-Craig 12 May 2016

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