ICT talent crisis affects all areas of industry
ICT talent crisis affects all areas of industry

Information and communications technology (ICT) skills in South Africa continue to be scarce both in the retail and distribution arena as well as at the corporate level, which faces what research organisation Gartner calls a global 'talent crisis' of immense proportions.

1 day ago

What's driving the next generation of mobile networks?
What's driving the next generation of mobile networks?

The race is on to establish the next generation of mobile networks. Each generational change in wireless networks has been prompted by a different force. New service demand sparked the move from 1G to 2G, regulation and licensing were the triggers for the migration to 3G, while network obsolescence was the underlying cause behind the move to 4G.

2 days ago

Finding solutions to disrupted Wi-Fi in the warehouse
Finding solutions to disrupted Wi-Fi in the warehouse

IT has changed the face of many an industry and warehousing is no different. Wi-Fi has offered a cost-effective way in which distributors can make their warehouse processes more cost effective, however, deploying Wi-Fi in warehouses presents challenges with Wi-Fi signals often disrupted in the warehouse environment. I spoke to Riaan Graham, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa, about the role of Wi-Fi in warehousing and finding technology/solutions to address disrupted Wi-Fi connectivity.

By Cari Van Wyk 3 days ago

Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon
Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon

SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo agreed to sell its core assets to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company, the firms announced on Monday.

25 Jul 2016

BitCo debuts licensed spectrum radio network
BitCo debuts licensed spectrum radio network

Licensed frequency microwave links are the perfect alternative to fibre, especially for areas where fibre is not currently available. BitCo has a National Spectrum License and can now deploy high-speed carrier-grade last-mile connectivity on the low 2GHz band, offering up to 100Mbps.

Issued by BitCo 25 Jul 2016