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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...

1 day ago

Turrito Networks champions the cause for SME connectivity
Turrito Networks champions the cause for SME connectivity

Following a spate of recent customer wins, MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks is showing its commitment to the small to medium enterprise market in South Africa with connectivity solutions tailored to meet any budget...

Issued by CloudGate 26 May 2016

South Africa's broadband services remain one of the most expensive in the world
South Africa's broadband services remain one of the most expensive in the world

South Africans have embraced the power and convenience of broadband but at what cost? Broadband costs in the country are still considered to be some of the most expensive in the world...

Issued by Hippo.co.za 12 May 2016

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Airtel and Facebook to launch Free Basics in Nigeria

Bharti Airtel Africa, a telecommunications service provider with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has announced that it has launched Free Basics in Nigeria in partnership with Facebook...

11 May 2016

Why connecting women globally is vital
Why connecting women globally is vital

Without question, mobile has transformed our lives, altering the world's social and economic landscape, boosting the global economy and supporting millions of jobs. Mobile is becoming increasingly entrenched...

By Claire Sibthorpe 9 May 2016

Three essential components every business website should have
Three essential components every business website should have

In order to gain the edge over the competition and build a good online presence, there are some essential components which every business website should include...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 May 2016

ZA Domains launches lowest-cost SSL Certificate programme
ZA Domains launches lowest-cost SSL Certificate programme

Pay less than R100 per year for a Comodo SSL Certificate, or R180 per year for a RapidSSL Certificate. With prices this low every organisation or corporate can afford to secure their website and mail servers...

Issued by ZA Domains 4 May 2016

Simon via
Chrome crowned top internet browser by market tracker

Google Chrome was crowned the top internet browser, officially ending the long reign of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE).

3 May 2016

New trend in hacking uncovered
New trend in hacking uncovered

A new trend among cyber espionage threat actors have been uncovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers - they are using tools available on the web for research purposes...

29 Apr 2016

MrOrangeflower via
SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa...

29 Apr 2016

Mall of Africa
Mall of Africa future-ready with Wi-Fi network

Open-access Wi-Fi Network, VAST Networks together with Ruckus Wireless successfully deployed the continent's largest mall Wi-Fi installation, providing consumers and retailers with...

28 Apr 2016

Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards
Jessica Alba, Michelle Obama win Webby Awards

SAN FRANCISCO - Actress turned entrepreneur Jessica Alba and US First Lady Michelle Obama were among celebrities and technology titans honoured on Tuesday with Webby Awards for "excellence on the internet."

28 Apr 2016

It's #FreeData4All this Freedom Day
It's #FreeData4All this Freedom Day

On 27 April 2016, Freedom Day, the taps at all of the AlwaysOn hotspots will be cranked open all day. Free Wi-Fi will be available at the thousands of AlwaysOn Hotspots and SuperWi-Fi locations across the country...

25 Apr 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Let's understand what shared hosting is and why it is recommended for small businesses

Most people will tell you that shared hosting stands out as the very best option for the small business that has average traffic. Some companies even offer specialised packages for smaller businesses...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Apr 2016

Google derps, thinks own Google.com domain is dodgy
Google derps, thinks own Google.com domain is dodgy

Google has a little tool for internet users to check the good standing of websites across the web. Its known as the Safe Browsing Site Checker, and aims to keep netizens out of trouble...

20 Apr 2016

Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa
Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

Get connected in the clouds at Table Mountain Cableway's Wi-Fi Lounge
Get connected in the clouds at Table Mountain Cableway's Wi-Fi Lounge

Table Mountain Cableway's new Wi-Fi Lounge can now connect visitors far above the Mother City. All visitors can connect, share, post, Tweet or...

15 Apr 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Unexpected money-making opportunities in the gaming industry

Besides the obvious revenue options that are available when looking at the entire gaming industry, there are also other options that have to be taken into account...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Apr 2016

BitCo to provide high-speed fibre internet to Strijdom Park
BitCo to provide high-speed fibre internet to Strijdom Park

BitCo, a Tier 1 internet and telephony service provider, will be installing a state-of-the-art fibre network to service business in the Strijdom Park area near Randburg...

Issued by BitCo 15 Apr 2016

Tritech Media purchases majority in Ionizr
Tritech Media purchases majority in Ionizr

Tritech Media, the media technology company controlled by the Kirsh family, has announced the acquisition of 51% interest in Ionizr, a pioneer in real-time proximity advertising technology in South Africa...

14 Apr 2016

Government should be championing for an always-on approach
Government should be championing for an always-on approach

An always-on approach will be key in facilitating a high availability public sector geared to meet the needs of all its stakeholders...

14 Apr 2016

The Botswana Geoscience Portal offers geological datasets to potential investors
Botswana Geoscience Portal goes live

Potential investors into Botswana's mineral wealth now have access to a myriad of free geoscience data on the country at the click of a mouse...

13 Apr 2016

Fibre optic internet redefines connectivity
Fibre optic internet redefines connectivity

A decade ago, it would have been impossible to envisage exactly how the internet was to change the way we live, interact and operate. The only safe prediction for the decade to come then is that the evolution...

13 Apr 2016

AP Style guide strips the 'internet' of its proper noun status
AP Style guide strips the 'internet' of its proper noun status

The AP Stylebook - an influential media style guide that shaped online writing styles the world over - has announced on Twitter that it will no longer refer to the internet as a proper noun, using a lower case I instead...

By Andy Walker 4 Apr 2016

Pieter-ZA via _Telkom SA Head Office
Broadband Infraco and Telkom merger highly likely

State-owned company Broadband Infraco supports the government's plan to merge it with Telkom, and believes it should receive state assistance as soon as possible...

4 Apr 2016

Social media opens agriculture conference to global audience
Social media opens agriculture conference to global audience

The GCARD Global Event taking place in Johannesburg will optimise its digital presence to include hundreds of thousands of agriculture minded people...

1 Apr 2016

New offerings created a case for widespread fibre roll-outs
New offerings created a case for widespread fibre roll-outs

Suveer Ramdhani, chief development officer at SEACOM, says South Africa's telecoms industry is on the cusp of its next wave of growth, thanks to the growing uptake of bandwidth intensive applications...

30 Mar 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Five internet threats parental controls protect your kids from

If you don't protect your youngsters in the online world through parental control apps, then you are pretty much leaving them at the mercy of some pretty dangerous digital demons...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 24 Mar 2016

Turrito Networks, Dial-a-Nerd provide integrate ICT offering
Turrito Networks, Dial-a-Nerd provide integrate ICT offering

Following its acquisition of Dial-a-Nerd last year, MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks is now able to provide its small to medium enterprise customers with a complete ICT value proposition...

Issued by CloudGate 24 Mar 2016

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