App wins for tackling cell towers battery theft

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MTN tower MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – A solution allowing individuals to report suspicious activity within the vicinity of cell towers has won an annual competition that encourages youth to develop innovations to address challenges facing South African townships. The startup duo, #1632, developed the solution called CharOn, which has emerged More...

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5G in Africa
By On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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5G beckons but 4G remains key for Africa

5G in Africa by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE fourth generation of mobile networks (4G) remains key for Africa’s digital future as the 5G era approaches. This is according to experts at the just-ended More...

Teraco Isando data centre
By On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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South Africans urged to up ‘data must fall’ fight

Data centre AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africans must continue advocating for the reduction in the voice and data rates in view of communication becoming a basic need. This is according to the Internet More...

Fibre-to-the-Home
By On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Fibre network rollout lights up SA cities

Fibre-to-the-Home by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – MANY of the smaller metros across South Africa are poised to benefit from the next phase of a high capacity fibre network rollout across the country. This More...

Axon Wireless Chief Executive Officer Justin Lipshitz
By On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Zambian SIM cards registered in South Africa

Axon Wireless Chief Executive Officer Justin Lipshitz AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – MILLIONS of Zambian mobile users have registered their subscriber identity module (SIM) cards in South Africa this year. This More...

Fibre optic
By On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Bloemfontein receives momentous broadband connectivity

Fibre optic by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa’s sixth largest city, is to receive a broadband connectivity solution following a partnership between Africa’s prime cable systems company More...

Southern African Telecommunications Association (SATA) chairman Sherry Singh officially launching SATA Connect
By On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Telcos urged to cut tariffs and grow SADC economies

Southern African Telecommunications Association (SATA) chairman Sherry Singh officially launching SATA Connect from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS – TELECOMMUNICATIONS companies in More...

TNM Mpamba Ltd General Manager, Chikhulupiliro Mphatso
By On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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TNM leverages growth of Malawi mobile money

TNM Mpamba Ltd General Manager, Chikhulupiliro Mphatso from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE – TELEKOM Networks Malawi (TNM) has appointed Chikhulupiliro Mphatso as General Manager of its newly More...

Gartner Vice President for Research, Annette Zimmermann
By On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Global consequences of a Google, Huawei fallout

Gartner Vice President for Research, Annette Zimmermann MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – A RESEARCH executive has offered insights into the global consequences of Google’s revocation of its Android More...

MTN Nigeria
By On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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South African firms suffer revenge attacks after xenophobia

MTN Nigeria from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos / EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja  Nigeria Bureau LAGOS – SOME South African multinational corporations in Nigeria have been caught up in retaliatory attacks following More...