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Highlights of 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit
Highlights of 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit

The 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit, which took place at the Cape Town Stadium, saw many influential business leaders, visionaries, and startups discuss co-creating a better future for society...

13 Sep 2017

Telkom unveils zero-rate data streaming services
Telkom unveils zero-rate data streaming services

The rush for telecommunication glory is on, with all four SA operators introducing innovative products to lure customers...

11 Sep 2017

TNM unveils 4.5G, urges customers to think digital
TNM unveils 4.5G, urges customers to think digital

Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM on Thursday, 31 August, unveiled a 4.5G network platform which it says will enable the company to provide tailor made internet-based solutions to corporate clients...

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 7 Sep 2017

CapaCiTi, Wesgro invite companies to apply for access to digital skills
CapaCiTi, Wesgro invite companies to apply for access to digital skills

CapaCiTi and Wesgro are in the process of concluding an investment of R200 million to train and place 2500 people in ICT jobs between 2018 and 2020...

4 Sep 2017

Winners announced: MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Winners announced: MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The winners of the MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards were announced late last week..

1 Sep 2017

Cheap data "vital for SA's future"
Cheap data "vital for SA's future"

South Africa would struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if its data prices remained high...

By Nico Gouws 1 Sep 2017

Vodacom rides system blip
Vodacom rides system blip

Vodacom's share price gained more than 2% since Monday last week to end the week at R184.44, despite the public outcry after a system error wiped out airtime and data bundles of some of its customers...

By Thabiso Mochiko 29 Aug 2017

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Sale of state Telkom stake unlikely to hit operations - CEO

The state's proposed sale of its stake in fixed-line group Telkom will probably not affect operations, says CEO Sipho Maseko...

By Thabiso Mochiko 28 Aug 2017

Parliament wants independent probe of Vodacom billing glitch
Parliament wants independent probe of Vodacom billing glitch

Parliament has weighed in on the Vodacom billing debacle, calling for the matter to be investigated by an independent body...

By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Aug 2017

Users livid at Vodacom blip
Users livid at Vodacom blip

Bongani Mthombeni was trying to apply for a bursary to study, but couldn't because he ran out of airtime after his Vodacom data disappeared...

By KGAUGELO MASWENENG and KATHARINE CHILD 23 Aug 2017

South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty women
South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty women

Out of the 252 women in tech who were nominated for Inspiring Fifty South Africa, the final top 50 have been announced...

8 Aug 2017

Net1 concludes investments in Cell C and DNI
Net1 concludes investments in Cell C and DNI

Net1 UEPS Technologies has concluded its investments in Cell C and DNI, which is the wholesaler of Cell C starter packs in SA...

8 Aug 2017

Seacom acquires MacroLan, expands in Western Cape
Seacom acquires MacroLan, expands in Western Cape

Seacom has acquired Cape Town-based internet service provider (ISP) and managed services provider, MacroLan...

7 Aug 2017

MTN targets data and digital growth
MTN targets data and digital growth

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter has announced a strategy that means to reposition the mobile network operator to claw back market share and capture the growth in African consumer spending...

4 Aug 2017

Nominations open for IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year
Nominations open for IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year

Marking its 60th anniversary, the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) is calling for nominations for its Annual IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year Awards...

3 Aug 2017

Three African markets worst affected by spam calls
Three African markets worst affected by spam calls

Truecaller Insights reveals the top 20 countries affected by spam calls in 2017, including the top three African countries...

2 Aug 2017

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Internet users in Nigeria hit 91.6 million

According to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the number of internet users in Nigeria's telecommunications networks has increased to 91.6 million in June...

31 Jul 2017

Kamal Mokrani
Connecting an unconnected Africa through Wi-Fi

The most recent figures from the International Telecommunications Union showed that Africa's internet access has increased by up to 28% between 2000 and 2015...

By Kamal Mokrani 28 Jul 2017

TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service
TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service

TelOne has introduced "Alert Me" service for all its broadband customers, where customers will now be able to receive updates on their data balance...

27 Jul 2017

Orange agrees to back Egyptian tech startups
Orange agrees to back Egyptian tech startups

Global mobile operator Orange has agreed to support and fund Egyptian technology-focused startups to help them transform their ideas into sustainable businesses...

By Tom Jackson 26 Jul 2017

Icasa looks to ease number porting rules
Icasa looks to ease number porting rules

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) plans to review the number portability regulations to make it easier for consumers to switch networks...

26 Jul 2017

Gigaba to sell off assets to fund SAA bail-out
Gigaba to sell off assets to fund SAA bail-out

The government is identifying state assets it can sell to offset its recent R2.2bn bail-out for South African Airways (SAA) and so ensure the cash injection has no effect on the 2017-18 budget...

24 Jul 2017

Waspa updates code of conduct
Waspa updates code of conduct

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct to be in line with Icasa regulations on premium services...

22 Jul 2017

IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017
IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017

IT spending in South Africa is forecast to increase by 2.4% from 2016 to reach R266bn in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner...

22 Jul 2017

Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards is open for nominations from and for eligible female professionals...

20 Jul 2017

Focus on high data costs
Focus on high data costs

Icasa is consulting the National Consumer Commission and the Competition Commission to find ways in which mobile data can be made more affordable...

19 Jul 2017

Etisalat Nigeria has changed to 9mobile
Etisalat Nigeria has changed to 9mobile

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as ‘Etisalat Nigeria' has changed its name to 9mobile...

19 Jul 2017

Odette van der Haar
ACA suspends member agencies

The ACA found its member agencies DDB South Africa, Ireland-Davenport and Wunderman guilty of transgressing its Code of Conduct governing tenders and pitches...

17 Jul 2017

Vox calls for partnerships with wireless internet service providers
Vox calls for partnerships with wireless internet service providers

Vox is calling all wireless internet service providers (WISPS) to partner with it in an aim to enhance connectivity in towns where broadband coverage is limited, or where ADSL is old...

17 Jul 2017

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