TshWi-Fi - personalising Tshwane's free Wi-Fi service
TshWi-Fi - personalising Tshwane's free Wi-Fi service

TshWi-Fi is the new name for the free Wi-Fi service offered by City of Tshwane, which is the one of the largest free public Wi-Fi networks in Africa.

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Wi-Fi, the most coveted hotel amenity
Wi-Fi, the most coveted hotel amenity

The mobile revolution is accelerating and hotels have to remain on the front lines of the uprising. Hoteliers have had to get smarter when it comes to their Wi-Fi since the introduction of smartphones and tablets and today they find themselves trying to cope with streaming video and voice as well as wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In fact, customer demands only continue to grow.

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GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#WomensMonth: Dare to believe your dreams are valid

Noticing the under-representation of women at IT events, GirlCode chairwoman Zandile Keebine and co-founders Jeanette Theu and Tinyiko Simbine set out to create a female-only hackathon where women could gather and engage in a safe and welcoming environment.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Readying your network for Industry 4.0
Readying your network for Industry 4.0

The first industrial revolution was based on the use of steam to power machines. The second centred on the use of electricity to supply energy to assembly lines. The third came about with the use of electronics and IT to further automate production. But all of that is in the past.

By Taj ElKhayat 26 Aug 2016

IBM Research opens second lab on African continent
IBM Research opens second lab on African continent

IBM Research has opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations in the areas of data-driven healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy. As part of a 10-year investment programme through the Department of Trade and Industry and working closely with the Department of Science and Technology, the new research lab is based at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

26 Aug 2016

FNB Connects with clients looking for unlimited voice calling
FNB Connects with clients looking for unlimited voice calling

FNB Connect has announced that it will be introducing a new cellphone package to FNB customers, titled Unlimited Voice, which offers unlimited calling to any network for R399 per month.

24 Aug 2016

Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance
Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance

Hepstar, a Cape Town based Fintech company, announced the launch of a simplified online service for buying travel insurance. Our vision is making travel insurance easy for the customer," said Hepstar chief operating officer, Claudia Snyman. "Insurance should always be at the top of a pre-flight checklist, but it shouldn't be a source of stress for travellers."

24 Aug 2016

A new round of bandwidth disruption in SA
A new round of bandwidth disruption in SA

South Africa's bandwidth pricing has experienced less dramatic reductions of late, after several years of more aggressive price drops - but, predicts Brian Timperley of Turrito Networks, a new round of disruption is due under the twin pressures of fibre rollout to consumers and the growth of international 'over the top' (OTT) services like WhatsApp.

23 Aug 2016

Enterprise apps essential for true digital transformation
Enterprise apps essential for true digital transformation

An organisation's applications are the glue that makes digital transformation possible. Without an optimised, next-generation application landscape, firms will find it very difficult to compete in modern digital ecosystems, or capitalise on the advantages of rapidly shifting markets.

By Shubna Harilal 23 Aug 2016