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Orange launches Orange Wi-Fi in South Africa - Lion's Wing
Orange launches Orange Wi-Fi in South Africa

In partnership with the City of Cape Town, telecommunications service provider Orange is launching a service offering Wi-Fi to those living in part of the areas of Khayelitsha and Mitchell's Plain in Cape Town...

Issued by Lion's Wing 21 Nov 2014 15:17

Orange Radio launches in South Africa - Lion's Wing
Orange Radio launches in South Africa

Telecommunications services provider Orange has been placing a lot of emphasis recently on the changing ways in which consumers access and receive content, which has led to the launch of its Orange Radio application...

Issued by Lion's Wing 21 Nov 2014 14:54

Having just a service desk is not service management
Having just a service desk is not service management

Information Technology (IT) has become an essential component of practically every business today, underpinning the basic functioning of the enterprise...

By Edward Carbutt 21 Nov 2014 11:09

How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses
How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses

There are many great tools you can use to make your small business operations more seamless. The internet has been a great way for small businesses to keep up with competition without paying too much money...

By John Reiley 19 Nov 2014 10:06

Chris Moerdyk
It's time for a war on the digital chokers

I received an email from a colleague this week asking me to sign a petition against local cellular networks taking 50% profit from revenue generated by SMS text messaging in aid of charity...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Nov 2014 08:29

How the channel is changing in Africa
How the channel is changing in Africa

Distributors and resellers of software and hardware in Africa have to adapt to a changing marketplace as the sales of that entire industry slowly begins to shift online and move into the cloud...

14 Nov 2014 07:26

Government to review broadcasting policy
Government to review broadcasting policy

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says government will undertake a broadcasting policy review that will, amongst others, ensure that the broadcasting regulation framework is brought in-line with new practices...

14 Nov 2014 06:02

[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers
[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers

"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014 08:38

Ayanda Dlamini
African ICT must seize opportunity

As the next big frontier for market growth, Africa is rich with potential. But African businesses have been slow to capitalise on this, and stand to lose out to foreign players.

By Ayanda Dlamini 11 Nov 2014 09:46

Riverbed launches Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program
Riverbed launches Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program

Riverbed Technology launched at Riverbed FORCE 2014, the Riverbed-ReadyTMTechnology Alliance program with 17 charter program members.

7 Nov 2014 13:34

Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president
Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president

In the first three years since Emirates launched in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet on board an Emirates flight, and the airline expects this number to increase exponentially.

6 Nov 2014 11:18

Mobile payments gaining ground
Mobile payments gaining ground

Mobile payment technologies are gradually beginning to make inroads into both cash and credit card payments in South Africa - mostly because of the convenience they offer to both the customer and the business owner.

5 Nov 2014 10:41

You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data
You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data

Almost everyone you see is digitally connected in some way, whether it is via a computer, tablet or cellphone. Any information that you need is constantly at your fingertips, whereas in the past, this wasn't the case. Digital connectedness has raised consumer expectations everywhere.

By Jason Haddock 5 Nov 2014 09:53

Key findings of Dell's International Tablet Survey
Key findings of Dell's International Tablet Survey

The 2014 International Tablet Survey, sponsored by Dell, surveyed more than 1400 IT decision makers (ITDMs) in 10 countries. Its purpose was to gain insight and feedback from the ITDMs in these countries regarding their tablet usage.

3 Nov 2014 12:09

There's no code like the low code
There's no code like the low code

The growing need for mobile and web applications is driving development teams away from hand-coding to a new breed of application platforms. They are moving to platforms that accelerate app delivery across a multi-channel environment and that includes mobile and web applications.

30 Oct 2014 08:45

Driving transformation through innovation for public sector service delivery
Driving transformation through innovation for public sector service delivery

Service delivery is at the heart of the government's mandate, and technology is a key enabler in improving service delivery. However, technology alone is not a silver bullet.

By Tendai Innocent Khumalo 28 Oct 2014 14:18

Managed services born again in Africa
Managed services born again in Africa

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014 10:02

Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers
Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers

TotalSend has launched SMS and email sending via a single channel. This multi-channel platform allows TotalSend to assist marketers who are increasingly looking to connect with customers on mobile devices...

21 Oct 2014 05:47

Trade event brings Portuguese technology to SA
Trade event brings Portuguese technology to SA

Future Pavilion Cape Town 2014 will bring a host of innovative technology products, solutions and services from Portugal to South Africa in November...

Issued by Tumbleweed Communications 14 Oct 2014 14:03

Jessie Rudd
A new marketing era?

Discovery Insure has a really nifty little gadget that it attaches to your car when you take out insurance: a tracking device that can also measure the impact on your car...

By Jessie Rudd 8 Oct 2014 08:31

Tech4Africa turns five. Feels all grown up and SxSW like
Tech4Africa turns five. Feels all grown up and SxSW like

In 2006 when founder Gareth Knight first conceived of Tech4Africa, his vision was to bring SxSW to Africa, so that people wouldn't have to travel to Austin to soak up the knowledge, inspiration and networking it is well known for...

Issued by Tech4Africa 2 Oct 2014 14:52

Sage acquires SkillsMap
Sage acquires SkillsMap

Sage South Africa has acquired SkillsMap - a cloud-based, end-to-end recruitment solution that offers organisations direct access to top talent in Africa and abroad - to broaden its payroll and HR offering with a comprehensive recruitment solution.

2 Oct 2014 12:09

The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

BA adds new features to app
BA adds new features to app

British Airways is keeping customers 'appy', with new features introduced to its iPhone app.

25 Sep 2014 11:55

What to keep in mind when designing websites for start-ups
What to keep in mind when designing websites for start-ups

So, this is it! You've spent a lot of time, money, and energy on getting your start-up company up and running. Doesn't make any difference if you're offering a dog walking service, or manufacturing components for a nuclear generator. This is yours and you want to show it to the world in its best possible light! And how do you do that? By making sure your website is designed to turn browsers into buyers.

25 Sep 2014 10:48

Dimension Data sponsors MAD Charity
Dimension Data sponsors MAD Charity

Dimension Data has joined MAD Charity as an official supporting sponsor. The three-year sponsorship will support MAD's annual national golf days in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban, and will be pivotal in growing the charity's support programmes through various hosted events.

23 Sep 2014 14:58

E-discovery set to save money and time
E-discovery set to save money and time

A new e-discovery platform has been brought to SA by data-processing company LexTrado. It will dramatically reduce costs and save time for all parties in legal proceedings.

22 Sep 2014 09:13

Digital revolution will impact on Africa's banking sector
Digital revolution will impact on Africa's banking sector

In emerging markets, mobile money services have the power to simplify lives and transform them by addressing the unbanked or underserved population in Africa.

By Frederic Guillou 17 Sep 2014 08:28

Ignite launches cloud accounting service

Ignite, the online ICT platform for small and medium businesses, powered by pan-African telecommunications provider Internet Solutions (IS), has announced the launch of its new Cloud Accounting service that is targeted at small and medium accounting firms and small to medium sized businesses (SMEs).

16 Sep 2014 12:21

Technology to improve service delivery
Technology to improve service delivery

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services says government will use technology more effectively to improve service delivery in the country.

3 Sep 2014 09:17

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