Ventureburn 2018 Startup Survey is here!
Ventureburn 2018 Startup Survey is here!

Ventureburn is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey...

11 Oct 2018

VAST Networks enable seamless Wi-Fi onboarding
VAST Networks enable seamless Wi-Fi onboarding

The tremendous growth in the use of IoT devices and applications has translated into a demand for constant connectivity...

10 Oct 2018

iDidTht.com Craft Awards September 2018: MTN does it again
iDidTht.com Craft Awards September 2018: MTN does it again

IDidTht's September SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Bridget Johnson, consulting ECD at Wick, who selected MTN's 'The Steve Tshwete Story' by Zee Ntuli from Darling Films for Best of Reel...

8 Oct 2018

Breaking through digital frontiers to achieve the exceptional
Breaking through digital frontiers to achieve the exceptional

We stand at the precipice of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which promises to be the most globally impactful revolution to date...

8 Oct 2018

Building credibility in a fast-moving ICT sector
Building credibility in a fast-moving ICT sector

In today's ICT business landscape, credibility is hard to achieve and even harder to maintain in the long run...

By Steve Briggs 5 Oct 2018

(c) racorn -
Recession-beating tips for customer retention

Stats SA recently announced the news of a second quarter fall of 0.7% in the Gross Domestic Product, and that this has officially plunged us into a recession. What should be of concern to companies is the burden of such a recession on consumers....

By Wynand Smit 5 Oct 2018

(c) Maurizio De Mattei -
What's on the AfricaCom 20/20 agenda?

LONDON - AfricaCom 20/20 will launch at midday on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. This year's line-up has an agenda to raise robust debate around some of the most pressing issues facing Africa's entry into the 4th Industrial Revolution...

2 Oct 2018

Global study finds AI is a key cybersecurity weapon
Global study finds AI is a key cybersecurity weapon

Recent research shows security teams view machine learning and network visibility for users and IoT devices essential for battling stealthy threats inside IT infrastructures...

28 Sep 2018

South Atlantic Cable System goes live
South Atlantic Cable System goes live

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is now on-stream and open for commercial traffic...

28 Sep 2018

Ericsson report reveals digitalisation revenues in SA by 2026
Ericsson report reveals digitalisation revenues in SA by 2026

Operators in South Africa who leverage 5G-IoT use cases to tap into the full business potential of industry digitalisation can benefit from revenues of US$2.4bn in 2026...

28 Sep 2018

#Newsmaker: "Our industry is saturated with social media folk" - Kevin McLennan
#Newsmaker: "Our industry is saturated with social media folk" - Kevin McLennan

As a 2018 finalist in the New Generation Awards' 'The New Generation Social Wiz Award' category (taking place at Montecasino's ballroom this evening) I interviewed Kevin McLennan, social media strategist at Artifact Advertising, to find out what he believes it takes to be a 'social wiz' in 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Sep 2018

Settlement agreement reached on spectrum court challenge
Settlement agreement reached on spectrum court challenge

A settlement agreement has been reached in the matter involving the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for the allocation of high demand spectrum...

27 Sep 2018

The future of business connectivity
The future of business connectivity

The rise of SD-WAN is changing the way organisations manage their network infrastructure...

26 Sep 2018

Ericsson wins 5G Enabler of the Year Award
Ericsson wins 5G Enabler of the Year Award

Ericsson has been named 5G Enabler of the Year at the Telecoms World Middle East 2018...

21 Sep 2018

The next frontier for telco success in the workforce
The next frontier for telco success in the workforce

The telco industry has fundamentally transformed every country on the African continent...

By Mariam Abdullahi 20 Sep 2018

Competition inquiry on data costs start next month
Competition inquiry on data costs start next month

The Competition Commission will next month hold public hearings for the Data Services Market Inquiry...

19 Sep 2018

Orange invests in the MainOne submarine cable
Orange invests in the MainOne submarine cable

The partnership between Orange and MainOne Company will provide for the construction and installation of two new branches and stations...

18 Sep 2018

#GartnerSYM: The next phase of digital transformation
#GartnerSYM: The next phase of digital transformation

Digital business transformation is upon us. Enterprises, small and large, have recognised the power of tech to transform their ability to deliver value. But where do we go from here?

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Sep 2018

Fixed Mobile Telecoms drives its Lego Block value proposition to the market
Fixed Mobile Telecoms drives its Lego Block value proposition to the market

Fixed Mobile Telecoms lifts the lid on its unique approach to business innovation and customer experience as it continues to disrupt the telecoms industry in a drive to create value for customers in a manner not seen before...

Issued by Fixed Mobile Telecoms 12 Sep 2018

How much fibre speed do you really need?
How much fibre speed do you really need?

How much Mbps (read speed) do you really need from your new fibre connection for your household?

By Jacques du Rand 4 Sep 2018

Women in Tech: The tide is turning
Women in Tech: The tide is turning

The 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF), themed 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World' placed the issue of gender equality firmly on the global agenda for this year...

By Leanne Gordge 3 Sep 2018

Africacom, Cape Town.
The spread of digital connectivity in Africa

Africa's largest technology, media and telecommunications conference and exhibition, AfricaCom 2018, held in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018, will cover the most strategic digital issues affecting the continent...

3 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South Africa

Karen Nadasen, CEO of PayU South Africa, is regularly described as one of South Africa's most inspiring women in tech, nominated for IT Personality of the Year 2017...

By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Aug 2018

A new generation of code breakers
A new generation of code breakers

Government is considering introducing coding in South African schools...

29 Aug 2018

Vodacom Group launches commercial 5G service in Lesotho
Vodacom Group launches commercial 5G service in Lesotho

Vodacom Group announced that it has created Africa's first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho...

29 Aug 2018

Peter Serati talks AI in the workplace and beyond
Peter Serati talks AI in the workplace and beyond

Peter Serati, the chief technology architect at Alteram Solutions, talks about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace and beyond...

29 Aug 2018

Rethinking your business network
Rethinking your business network

Most companies today are on a digital transformation journey...

By Riaan Graham 28 Aug 2018

15 women selected for 2018 Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme
15 women selected for 2018 Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme

EY Africa has selected 15 women to take part in the 2018 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Southern Africa programme...

23 Aug 2018

Executive head of marketing for Vox Telecom, Vera Romano. Image supplied.
#WomensMonth: Be part of the solution, not the problem

Executive head of marketing for Vox Telecom, Vera Romano comments on female representation in the telecommunications industry, the obstacles women face in the workplace and the female role models that inspire her to dig deep and to reach for the stars...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Aug 2018

The telco space is primed for digital reinvention
The telco space is primed for digital reinvention

While no industry is immune to digital transformation, telecommunications has long been viewed as...

By Stergios Saltas 22 Aug 2018

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