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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Proudly introducing Shycom

The founders and Directors of BitCo have offered their network and vast experience in ICT to up-and-coming new market player Shycom in an exciting new partnership that is a key part of BitCo's entrepreneurial development strategy.

Issued by BitCo 24 Apr 2014 15:18

Near Field Communication transforms daily tasks

Near Field Communication (NFC) is rapidly transforming the way in which everyday tasks such as payments, gaining security access to buildings and even the purchasing and collection of concert tickets are performed.

24 Apr 2014 11:42

To the edge and back

There is no escaping the changing face of modern business. The traditional picture of a company located in an "easy to travel to" building where employees physically work alongside each other, in a fixed and networked computing environment, no longer rings true.

By Johan Scheepers 24 Apr 2014 13:31

MTN announces commercial pilot of Fibre-to-the-Home

Earlier this month, MTN SA demonstrated its high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) offering to residents of Monaghan Farm - an eco-friendly gated estate, located 30km north of Johannesburg. The commercial delivery of FTTH capable of 100Mbps is reportedly a first in Africa.

24 Apr 2014 10:06

Africa needs high quality solutions

Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.

23 Apr 2014 09:37

Addressing the skills shortage in IT

Don't let the number of IT graduates fool you; there is still a lack of technical skills in the industry. Here's what we need to do about it.

By Keith Newnham 23 Apr 2014 13:29

Wi-Fi is changing the use smartphones and vice versa

Despite the availability of Long-Term Evolution (LTE) in South Africa, Wi-Fi will remain the preferred form of connectivity for the foreseeable future according to Ruckus Wireless.

23 Apr 2014 10:09

Telkom's cellular play - good news for local industry

The announcement by Telkom recently that it plans to replace almost 300 of its unprofitable copper-based exchanges with wireless 3G and LTE services is good news for the telecommunications industry.

By Rob Lith 22 Apr 2014 13:45

New smartphone app for small businesses launched

GfK, a global market research company, has developed a smartphone app that will deliver all these insights directly to you. Named Fundi, it'll deliver business and entrepreneurial content to thousands of small business owners across South Africa, for free.

22 Apr 2014 13:56

Kaspersky Lab announces security solutions and business strategies

Kaspersky Lab has recently revealed its vision of enterprise security at the company's annual CyberSecurity Summit in San Francisco, US. The event focused on how enterprise IT security realities affected businesses worldwide and featured commentary and panel discussions from influential figures in IT security.

22 Apr 2014 14:10

City of Cape Town's broadband achieves major milestone

The City is pleased to announce the signing of eight third-party service provider agreements, which is a major step in the City of Cape Town's Universal Broadband Network strategy. The fibre optic network has reached the point where it is robust and extensive enough to be leveraged off by the private sector.

18 Apr 2014 12:08

Where are the programmers?

More than ever before in history, business needs people who can programme. Software is becoming a large part of ordinary life, so much so that entire industries and job descriptions are being supplanted by code.

17 Apr 2014 09:59

IBM announces new enterprise cloud offerings

IBM has announced a series of new enterprise cloud offerings for the mainframe that will help clients and service providers to reduce the cost of operations and rapidly deploy trusted cloud services with mainframe technology.

17 Apr 2014 10:49

American tech giant partners South African IT Distributor

As AxizWorkgroup adds data centre infrastructure and power management manufacturer Tripp Lite to its battery of IT vendors, it introduces a new force to the playing field. Tripp Lite's firm position as an industry leader will help it rapidly spread its full datacentre solutions throughout the Southern African IT industry as it's paired with other leading datacentre brands.

17 Apr 2014 09:35

Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office

According to ongoing research by UK-based CMO institute, confidence in the effectiveness of content marketing is spurring 60% of marketers to devote increased budgets to this form of promotion year-on-year. Here's why content marketing should be an integral part of a communications campaign strategy.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Apr 2014 15:18

Demonstrating the value of multichannel contact centres

How contact centre leaders can show clear business cases for migrating from a simple call centre - to a dynamic, multichannel contact centre

By Paul Fick 16 Apr 2014 10:40

Applications to register for gTLDs open soon

Applications to register domain names ending with .africa, .joburg, .capetown. and .durban open 1 May 2014. It is envisaged that these new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) will exemplify Africa's growth and development, presenting an opportunity to identify the African continent and the main South African cities online.

By Donvay Wegierski and Janine Hollesen 16 Apr 2014 06:48

XDSL signs agreement with Dark Fibre Africa and Conduct

XDSL, a local internet service provider, has entered into an agreement with Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and Conduct, DFAs last-mile fibre network subsidiary. The agreement provides XDSL with access to DFA's 8,000km of installed fibre, increasing the footprint and capacity of its national network. XDSL's clients can also rely on fast turnaround on fibre-to-the door connectivity with Conduct installing in just two to four weeks.

16 Apr 2014 11:35

Further African expansion for Phoenix

Phoenix Distribution, a broad-based distributor on the African continent, has expanded its office in Nairobi, Kenya, in a move to better serve its partners in East Africa.

16 Apr 2014 10:18

EMC Digital Universe study results announced

EMC Corporation has announced results of the seventh EMC Digital Universe study, entitled "The Digital Universe of Opportunities: Rich Data and the Increasing Value of the Internet of Things".

15 Apr 2014 14:28

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