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Internet access to 'spike' in SA
Internet access to 'spike' in SA

CAPE TOWN: South Africa is forecast to see a massive jump in internet traffic as more people switch to smartphones and other smart devices...

By Duncan Alfreds 29 Jun 2015 11:22

Is the Internet of Things the next big thing for mobile app companies?
Is the Internet of Things the next big thing for mobile app companies?

The concept of IoT seems like something out of science fiction, but as technology and mobile apps become more advanced, clearly the worlds of science fiction are not too far off...

By Dina Destreza 29 Jun 2015 08:11

Embracing digital disruption
Embracing digital disruption

The internet of things is driving the need for organisations to transform into digital businesses and this is disrupting business operations like never before...

26 Jun 2015 07:41

Cell C and Facebook partner to launch Internet.org in SA
Cell C and Facebook partner to launch Internet.org in SA

Cell C have announced the launch of a partnership with Facebook, bringing zero-rated access to the service for all Cell C customers and access to Facebook's initiative, Internet.org free basic services.

25 Jun 2015 08:21

Jasco activates redundant fibre link between NewTelco data centre and Teraco
Jasco activates redundant fibre link between NewTelco data centre and Teraco

Jasco has announced the activation of a dedicated fibre link between its NewTelco data centre located in Midrand and the Teraco data centre in Isando, Johannesburg...

25 Jun 2015 07:46

All you need is the air that you breathe... and bandwidth
All you need is the air that you breathe... and bandwidth

South Africa's bandwidth pricing has experienced less dramatic reductions of late, after several years of more aggressive price drops - but...

24 Jun 2015 16:16

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Future trends of intelligent buildings

Steve Coster and Ben Crosby recently shared their views on changes in the way intelligent buildings operate and trends in the way they function...

24 Jun 2015 06:26

CloudGate provides low-power, high-tech solution for rural school - CloudGate
CloudGate provides low-power, high-tech solution for rural school

Gratton School near Eshowe in KwaZulu-Natal aims to provide an excellent education for rural children...

Issued by CloudGate 23 Jun 2015 10:46

Tackling the business-end of technology - Global Access
Tackling the business-end of technology

Global Access MD Brad Willson had to step up to the plate and fill the shoes of his mentor and industry icon, Ronnie van Wijk, when he passed away last year. Brad embraced the opportunity and its challenges...

Issued by Global Access 23 Jun 2015 10:28

Want fibre broadband? Demand it
Want fibre broadband? Demand it

CAPE TOWN: Accessible fibre broadband will be rolled out in high-density areas if residents demand it, says a provider...

By Duncan Alfreds 22 Jun 2015 13:19

Wi-Fi is changing Africa says Ruckus Wireless
Wi-Fi is changing Africa says Ruckus Wireless

The introduction of affordable smartphones designed specifically for emerging markets has been a game-changer for Africa and has made an impact on Wi-Fi demand, says Ruckus Wireless...

19 Jun 2015 06:00

How the IoE will create new, generative business value - and in the most unlikely areas
How the IoE will create new, generative business value - and in the most unlikely areas

Advanced sensor technology connected to the so-called 'Internet of Everything' (IoE) is forging unusual business relationships...

19 Jun 2015 06:00

Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things
Five sectors ripe for transformation by the Internet of Things

The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses...

By Yannick Decaux 15 Jun 2015 06:05

Mobility, Internet of Things and ERP equals the need to invest in business systems
Mobility, Internet of Things and ERP equals the need to invest in business systems

The enterprise resource planning (ERP) landscape is going through a period of accelerated change as end-user organisations and ERP vendors alike prepare for a world of mobile-first customers...

By Keith Fenner 15 Jun 2015 06:00

Digify Bytes and Digital Hustle launch, empowering youth with digital skills and access
Digify Bytes and Digital Hustle launch, empowering youth with digital skills and access

As the world becomes increasingly digitised, there are more opportunities to empower ourselves and to eliminate growing youth unemployment in all corners of society...

11 Jun 2015 12:38

New .bank domain to improve security
New .bank domain to improve security

The rollout of .bank domains may comfort online bankers particularly in light of the many phishing sites which are also a common occurrence potentially resulting in financial loss...

By Donvay Wegierski 11 Jun 2015 10:28

Broadband development crucial to SA's ability to compete in knowledge economy
Broadband development crucial to SA's ability to compete in knowledge economy

It is widely accepted that knowledge, innovation and technological advancement have replaced physical resources and labour capacity as the key drivers of economic growth across the world...

11 Jun 2015 09:16

SABRIC warns consumers of phishing scams
SABRIC warns consumers of phishing scams

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) has warned consumers against criminals who use online facilities to steal money...

5 Jun 2015 08:17

Subscribers' quality of experience: bridging the gap between perception and reality
Subscribers' quality of experience: bridging the gap between perception and reality

Consumers and citizens are growing increasingly dependent on mobile networks. The performance of these networks may not always meet the expectations of consumers...

By Sherry Zameer 5 Jun 2015 07:00

IoT comes closer to reality
IoT comes closer to reality

The confluence of the physical and digital worlds, enabled through smart connected devices, may still be a far cry from the all-connected, intelligent network...

4 Jun 2015 13:47

New technology transforming media industry
New technology transforming media industry

BLOEMFONTEIN: New technologies are transforming the media landscape and creating new opportunities for the ICT sector, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 4 Jun 2015 09:41

Ericsson and CRASA partner to accelerate adoption of National Broadband Plans in Southern Africa
Ericsson and CRASA partner to accelerate adoption of National Broadband Plans in Southern Africa

Ericsson and CRASA signed a Memorandum of Understanding, supporting the accelerated development of policies and regulations in the ICT sector ...

3 Jun 2015 14:07

Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bond
Tshwane free wi-fi project provides model for social impact bond

A free wi-fi project that has successfully taken root in Tshwane could set the pattern for social impact bonds in South Africa...

1 Jun 2015 13:26

Business impact of the Internet of Things
Business impact of the Internet of Things

Machine-to-Machine is about the ability to remotely collect data from devices and use this data in real-time to make more informed business decisions...

By Manfred Kube 1 Jun 2015 11:13

Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator
Turning the warehouse from cost centre to differentiator

Warehouse investment is on the up: 39% of companies plan to increase the number of warehouses and 33% to expand their size...

29 May 2015 09:50

Rural South Africa to get free Wi-Fi
Rural South Africa to get free Wi-Fi

Rural Eastern Cape is about to get high-speed internet service through a dedicated Wi-Fi connection...

28 May 2015 08:24

Microsoft launches low-cost internet in rural Kenya
Microsoft launches low-cost internet in rural Kenya

Microsoft is aiming to connect rural residents in Nanyuki, a market town in Laikipia County in central Kenya, with low-cost wireless internet...

By Joseph Mayton 26 May 2015 09:03

Google backs farm-focused startup as AgTech blooms
Google backs farm-focused startup as AgTech blooms

SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Tuesday pumped $15 million into a farming-focused technology startup, the latest in a surge of investments applying internet innovations to growing food...

20 May 2015 10:15

AOL signs off after 30-year connection
AOL signs off after 30-year connection

WASHINGTON, US: Over its 30-year history, the company got America on the internet, became a corporate power, lost its lustre and reinvented itself several times in an effort to stay relevant...

13 May 2015 11:05

Verizon buys faded internet pioneer AOL for US$4.4bn
Verizon buys faded internet pioneer AOL for US$4.4bn

WASHINGTON, US: Verizon said on Tuesday it is buying internet pioneer AOL for approximately $4.4 billion, enabling the US telecom giant to boost its presence in online media and advertising...

13 May 2015 11:00

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