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City of Tshwane bags international award for TshWi-Fi TV
City of Tshwane bags international award for TshWi-Fi TV

The City of Tshwane's mission to be the most connected city on the African continent continues to garner international acclaim...

2 days ago

Tips for choosing the right domain name
Tips for choosing the right domain name

For the Internet entrepreneur, a domain name is just as important as the brand name itself, says Michael Osterloh, CEO of Host Africa. For this reason, it requires a lot of thought and consideration...

By Guest Contributor 6 Dec 2016

Internet Solutions to acquire Mweb Connect
Internet Solutions to acquire Mweb Connect

Internet Solutions said on Friday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Naspers's consumer-focused internet service provider Mweb Connect...

By Thabiso Mochiko 5 Dec 2016

The why and how of high throughput satellites
The why and how of high throughput satellites

On 24 August this year, Intelsat announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of seven planned Intelsat Epic high throughput satellites, was launched successfully...

By Dawie de Wet 2 Dec 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Dial a Nerd's Colin Thornton gets candid
#EntrepreneurMonth: Dial a Nerd's Colin Thornton gets candid

In 1998, Colin Thornton started Dial a Nerd in the garage of his parents' home, initially fixing the computers of family and friends...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Nov 2016

Equal Rating Innovation Challenge judges announced
Equal Rating Innovation Challenge judges announced

Mozilla has announced the judges for the Equal Rating Innovation Challenge, a competition that invites contributions...

30 Nov 2016

Don't sabotage South Africa's internet success story
Don't sabotage South Africa's internet success story

A 2011 United Nations report describes the internet as an enabler of human rights, but it does not go so far as to declare internet access a human right...

By Luke Muller 25 Nov 2016

New LTE-A wireless broadband network takes first steps
New LTE-A wireless broadband network takes first steps

WBS has commenced the rollout of its new national LTE-Advanced wireless broadband network. As coverage expands existing iBurst customers...

24 Nov 2016

How to choose the perfect web hosting service for your business
How to choose the perfect web hosting service for your business

Because of the increasing importance and demand for websites, there are usually tons of companies on the internet offering web hosting services, and one can easily get confused with their various packages...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 24 Nov 2016

Global internet access growing, but majority remains unconnected
Global internet access growing, but majority remains unconnected

ITU's flagship annual Measuring the Information Society Report, reports that the world is getting more and more connected...

23 Nov 2016

US-based Vanu aims to expand internet connectivity in rural Africa
US-based Vanu aims to expand internet connectivity in rural Africa

According to the GSMA 2016 report on Unlocking Rural Coverage, "the internet is the most important enabler of social development and economic growth of our time."...

22 Nov 2016

Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world
Third undersea cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and rest of the world

IOX Cable Ltd, a subsidiary of Indoi Ltd, has signed a memorandum of understanding with SEACOM to build a state of the art undersea cable system...

21 Nov 2016

AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list
AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list

The winners of this year's AfricaCom Awards were announced yesterday evening at the LookOut in Cape Town...

17 Nov 2016

#AfricaCom: Facebook expands its African ecosystem
#AfricaCom: Facebook expands its African ecosystem

In addition to hosting its first African FbStart workshop for developers at AfricaCom, Facebook also shared how it seeks to empower local entrepreneurs...

17 Nov 2016

#Africacom Eutelsat unveils 'Konnect Africa' brand for satellite broadband venture
#Africacom Eutelsat unveils 'Konnect Africa' brand for satellite broadband venture

A new identity for Eutelsat's satellite broadband venture in advance of commercial launch of services in 2017...

16 Nov 2016

AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions
AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions

AfriGIS, in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions, provides a 12-month structured integrated learning programme that consists of theoretical training at CTU (six months) and practical work experience at AfriGIS (six months)...

Issued by AfriGIS 15 Nov 2016

The IoT innovation opportunity for SMEs
The IoT innovation opportunity for SMEs

The Internet of Things is not only for big businesses, it will also create a wealth of opportunities for smaller enterprises to transform their business processes...

15 Nov 2016

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BMI-TechKnowledge delves into government ICT spending

How much does government spend on ICT? Is it enough? And is it well spent? We hear much about lack of coordination, shortages of key skills...

15 Nov 2016

Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps
Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps

Internet freedom declined for a sixth consecutive year in 2016 as governments around the world cracked down on social media and messaging applications used to express dissent, a watchdog group said on Monday...

15 Nov 2016

Digital change begins with business leadership
Digital change begins with business leadership

Digital transformation is a powerful revolution that needs to happen in order to accelerate business activities, skills and models...

By Saurabh Kumar 14 Nov 2016

Mobile internet trends in Africa
Mobile internet trends in Africa

Opera reaches 100 million users in Africa, releases State of Mobile Web Report, Africa 2016...

14 Nov 2016

Progress, but uphill slog for women in tech
Progress, but uphill slog for women in tech

They are under-represented in the industry and sometimes made to feel unwelcome in geek-infested workspaces...

11 Nov 2016

City of Johannesburg delivers on creating permanent employment for unemployed graduates in the ICT sector
City of Johannesburg delivers on creating permanent employment for unemployed graduates in the ICT sector

The City of Johannesburg hosted its first graduation ceremony on Wednesday, 9 November, at the Johannesburg City Hall for its ICT youth initiative, the City of Johannesburg Educating Digital Interns (C.O.J.E.D.I) programme.

Issued by COJEDI 9 Nov 2016

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ICT sector performing poorly in transformation

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is not doing well in terms of transformation...

9 Nov 2016

True value of IoT lies in it being the Internet of Humans
True value of IoT lies in it being the Internet of Humans

The Internet of Things (IoT) has caused unprecedented hype among technologists, software developers, futurists and industrialists...

By Richard Barry 9 Nov 2016

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Mobile payment security for a globetrotting generation

Thanks to advances in technology, the travel experience - compared to only a few years ago - is faster, simpler and more convenient. We book airline tickets, hotel stays, and call an Uber quickly and easily with a simple click on websites or in apps, paying with credit or debit cards. And, once on the road, we use our mobiles to check-in, access boarding passes, and receive updates on any changes to our plans...

By Ajay Bhalla 9 Nov 2016

Microwave technology - improved and useful
Microwave technology - improved and useful

Microwave technology has advanced considerably. As the long wait for fibre-to-the-business gets wearisome and begins to hamper productivity...

By Eckart Zollner 4 Nov 2016

IT infrastructure: the lifeblood of Africa's business innovation
IT infrastructure: the lifeblood of Africa's business innovation

'Innovation' is a word I hear a lot in business these days. Many organisations owe their success to it, while others have realised the importance of inventive thinking...

By Maurice Blackwood 4 Nov 2016

SA's Asimmetric rebrands as Cape, launches new Wi-Fi monitoring tool
SA's Asimmetric rebrands as Cape, launches new Wi-Fi monitoring tool

South African Wi-Fi monitoring startup Asimmetric has rebranded as Cape, and today launches an all-new monitoring product...

By Gabriella Mulligan 4 Nov 2016

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