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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...

2 days ago

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

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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...

30 May 2016

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

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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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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