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#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism
#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism

Day 1 of the first Women in Tech Africa Conference started with a resounding message: diversity is key, but women must not wait to be recognised...

3 days ago

Part 2: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?
Part 2: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?

Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

By Garth Williams 14 Mar 2019

Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?
Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?

Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

By Garth Williams 11 Mar 2019

Ericsson set to switch on 5G globally in 2019
Ericsson set to switch on 5G globally in 2019

Ericsson says the global operator is set to switch on 5G - globally - in 2019...

6 Mar 2019

Telecoms industry steps up to lead global digital transformation charge
Telecoms industry steps up to lead global digital transformation charge

The telecoms industry is fast emerging as a digital transformation and application services trailblazer, according to new research from F5 Networks...

5 Mar 2019

Cell C appoints interim chief executive officer
Cell C appoints interim chief executive officer

Cell C has appointed Douglas Craigie Stevenson as interim group chief executive officer of the company, effective 1 March 2019...

4 Mar 2019

Seacom completes FibreCo acquisition
Seacom completes FibreCo acquisition

Seacom has formally announced the completion of the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications...

4 Mar 2019

SA's first commercial-ready 5G network launched
SA's first commercial-ready 5G network launched

South African operator rain and Nokia announced the launch of the country's first commercial-ready 5G network in Cape Town...

1 Mar 2019

Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators
Growth opportunities for African telecoms operators

While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018...

By Mariam Abdullahi 27 Feb 2019

Bayede Mobile to launch in SA mid-2019
Bayede Mobile to launch in SA mid-2019

Bayede Mobile, set to launch mid-2019, will connect communities and empower everyone with affordable mobile network rates...

27 Feb 2019

Jose Dos Santos steps down as CEO of Cell C
Jose Dos Santos steps down as CEO of Cell C

The Board of Cell C has announced that Jose Dos Santos will step down as Cell C's chief executive officer...

22 Feb 2019

SA among the global trailblazers for digital businesses
SA among the global trailblazers for digital businesses

South Africa ranks among the top 10 regions leading digital business maturity...

22 Feb 2019

What's your VoIP call quality number?
What's your VoIP call quality number?

Do we have any idea what call quality we're receiving from our corporate Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider?

19 Feb 2019

What to prioritise when deciding on a business broadband provider
What to prioritise when deciding on a business broadband provider

With dozens of providers jostling for your organisation's business connectivity, it can be extremely confusing to settle on one broadband package...

13 Feb 2019

Electronic Communications Amendment Bill withdrawn
Electronic Communications Amendment Bill withdrawn

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has decided to withdraw the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill to enable further consultations and to align it with the drive towards the fourth industrial revolution...

12 Feb 2019

Critical success factors for successful transformation
Critical success factors for successful transformation

Digital transformation. We are all a part of it: governments, companies and consumers...

By Ahmad Sayed 12 Feb 2019

Ethiopia telecom privatisation leads new wave of deals for 2019
Ethiopia telecom privatisation leads new wave of deals for 2019

Ethio Telecom took a major step forward in its much-anticipated privatisation last month by pre-selecting six consultancies in partnership with the World Bank...

12 Feb 2019

High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G
High-capacity microwave is a key enabler for 5G

With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important...

1 Feb 2019

Charting a new course for Africa's economic prosperity
Charting a new course for Africa's economic prosperity

The telecommunications industry is at a cross-road of innovation. It has a major role to play but needs to renew its business model...

31 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust
#BizTrends2019: Convergence, connections and trust

Jessica Tennant reports back on Charles Stuart's analysis of the annual 'Entertainment Media Outlook: An African Perspective', specifically with regard to three key trends in the entertainment and media space...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Jan 2019

Stop VoIP threats before they start with a licensed, local VoIP operator
Stop VoIP threats before they start with a licensed, local VoIP operator

To any regular consumer of media content, the following has become a familiar story. A web user trawling the bowels of the internet discovers a database...

30 Jan 2019

Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019
Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019

The inaugural Africa Tech Week, taking place in Cape Town from 4-5 March 2019 is set to become the largest annual tech conference in Africa...

29 Jan 2019

Berkshire Partners enters agreement with Teraco Data Environments
Berkshire Partners enters agreement with Teraco Data Environments

Teraco Data Environments has announced that Berkshire Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the company...

25 Jan 2019

Virtualisation: Enabling unification of all Gs'
Virtualisation: Enabling unification of all Gs'

The African continent poses a unique commercial and moral challenge for the telecom service providers...

By Lux Maharaj 24 Jan 2019

Fibre vs. satellite: What's best for SA's needs?
Fibre vs. satellite: What's best for SA's needs?

As South Africa is receiving the infrastructure necessary for fibre connectivity, the question that the average South African should be asking is: how does it compare to satellite...

23 Jan 2019

Liquid Telecom Zambia appoints first female CEO
Liquid Telecom Zambia appoints first female CEO

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M'kandawire Mulikita as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia...

23 Jan 2019

The impact of blockchain on telecoms
The impact of blockchain on telecoms

With the blockchain expected to contribute almost $1bn to the telecoms sector within the next five years, the technology clearly offers more than just a vehicle for cryptocurrency...

By Ahmad Sayed 23 Jan 2019

Deloitte Global releases TMT Predictions for 2019
Deloitte Global releases TMT Predictions for 2019

Deloitte Global's annual TMT Predictions provide an outlook on key trends in the technology, media, and telecommunications industry sectors worldwide...

22 Jan 2019

Ericsson, Qualcomm complete 5G data call
Ericsson, Qualcomm complete 5G data call

Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved a non-standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR) data call on 2.6 GHz...

17 Jan 2019

The Tech Lab - A next-gen content marketing and PR agency for SA tech companies
The Tech Lab - A next-gen content marketing and PR agency for SA tech companies

The Tech Lab is a next-generation content and PR agency which helps IT and telecoms companies to reach the right audience with targeted content...

Issued by The Tech Lab 16 Jan 2019

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