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The Short Code 411

The Premium Rate SMS or Short Code, as it's commonly referred to, is that five digit set of numbers we've all used at one time or another. But, as with most techno-driven trends, how familiar are you with how the Short Code system actual works?

By Craig Rossouw 30 Jul 2014 11:17

Telecommunications requests info on SMMEs

PRETORIA: Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has released a gazette requesting information on Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

30 Jul 2014 11:06

Where does the budget for technology lie?

The growing trend towards consumerisation of IT means that former IT responsibilities are now falling into the hands of others, with business managers slowly acquiring more control of technology budgets. Gartner predicts that by 2017, chief marketing officers will have a higher budget for new IT spend than most CIOs.

30 Jul 2014 10:35

NETCB launches training tour to GWAVACon 2014

Due to customer demand, NETCB will once again be hosting a training tour to GWAVACon 2014 in Berlin from 11-16 October 2014. People from across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will be attending the two-day event that will be packed with valuable training sessions, great networking and fun.

30 Jul 2014 08:41

The benefits of mobile Wi-Fi

Always-on connectivity has many benefits for the private consumer and the business user alike, and today's plethora of mobile devices reinforce this trend with convenient connected devices geared for mobility.

By Fayaaz Seedat 30 Jul 2014 07:33

Business Connexion, Samsung partner for MWOT Expo

Business Connexion (BCX) recently announced it will be hosting MyWorld of Tomorrow Africa (MWOT), reportedly a first-of-its-kind technology exhibition and conference at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 16-18 October 2014.

29 Jul 2014 12:36

ORBIT FET College undergoes major systems upgrade

ORBIT Fet College, a leading technical and vocational training (TVET) college, is the first establishment of its kind to upgrade to the most recent version of an organisational management solution that's widely used by educational institutions across the country.

29 Jul 2014 10:20

Teraco remains a hub for global players

Launched two years ago, the Africa Cloud eXchange (ACX) from Teraco Data Centre Environments now provides access to 54 African countries via local and global carriers. ACX aims to provide a secure data centre environment for cloud providers to colocate and onward distribute their service offerings to the rest of Africa.

29 Jul 2014 08:44

Mobile billing goes nuts, but consumers can fight back

Notice anything funny about your cellular bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.

By Rob Lith 29 Jul 2014 06:55

Vodacom boosted by international growth

Vodacom (VOD)‚ South Africa's largest mobile operator by subscriber numbers‚ on reported fast growth outside of its domestic market‚ offsetting stagnating growth at home in the June quarter.

By Samuel Mungadze 28 Jul 2014 11:50

Unified communications: maintaining optimal performance

The enterprise work environment has changed dramatically. Long gone are the days when business was confined to desktop PCs and a 9-5 working day. Today, the explosion of online, social and mobile technologies has paved the way for a 24/7 global workplace, with the distributed workforce viewed as a critical business enabler.

By Brent Lees 28 Jul 2014 11:26

Security a risk for 'Internet of Things'

Not long ago cloud computing and "bring your own device" to work began to change the way businesses and individuals used technology. This is now expanding to include the concept of the "Internet of Things" (IoT).

By Thabiso Mochiko 28 Jul 2014 10:45

Cloud computing and its potential for software development companies

What is the cloud? How do I connect to the cloud? What can the cloud do for me?

By Rudolph von Abo 25 Jul 2014 09:00