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Jun 22, 2006
Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin brand and perhaps best known for his high-profile adventures, will be in South Africa at the weekend to officially launch Virgin Mobile.
Jun 16, 2006
In the last 12 months, South African cellular operators Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have experienced significant gains in the penetration of the local market, which has increased from 49% in 2005 to 70,9% of the population, according to the latest statistics.
Jun 16, 2006
The Automotive Supplier Park (ASP), in Rosslyn, near to Pretoria, will have a new captain as from next month.
Jun 16, 2006
Three years after the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act of 2002 came into force, trade mark proprietors remain inhibited by the lack of a cost-effective resolution system for .za domain name disputes. However, with the release of the .za Domain Name...
Jun 16, 2006
Telecoms group Telkom will spend between 60% and 80% of its scaled-up R25-billion capital-expenditure budget, covering its 2007 to 2010 financial years, with domestic suppliers and is hoping, where possible, to limit foreign-exchange-linked purchasers.
Jun 12, 2006
Online forum MyADSL has alleged that, even with Telkom's latest ADSL price cuts, it is “over 800% more expensive than comparable international offerings”.
Jun 05, 2006
African Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ministers have converged for a two-day meeting in Sandton, to discuss methods of bridging the digital divide.
Jun 05, 2006
Telkom CEO Papi Molotsane claimed on Monday that the group's scaled-up R30-billion five-year capex rollout, which began in earnest last year, was a business imperative, but would be managed with due consideration to the business case of each individual project.
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May 19, 2006
 
 
 
May 19, 2006
South Africa's sole fixed-line provider, Telkom, has already identified areas in which it will be shortening the local loop. Managing executive of national infrastructure provisioning Pierre Marais said that the company was already shortening the local loop in...
May 17, 2006
South Africa's only fixed-line operator has proposed a scheme of arrangement which, if successful, would see Business Connexion integrated into the company and delisted from the JSE.
May 02, 2006
Africa's biggest mobile operator MTN has announced its intention to buy out a Middle Eastern cellular company for R34-billion. In a note to the JSE on Tuesday morning, the South African-based cellular group said that its board had reached agreement with Dubai-based...
Apr 19, 2006
JSE-listed information and communications technology company Altech reported improved headline earnings a share of 12% to 379 cents on Wednesday.
Apr 07, 2006
Growing competition in South Africa’s cellular market and a promise of a levelling in the playing field in telecommunications in general should translate into a year of lower prices and a wider choice of services for consumers and businesses alike. Mark Taylor,...
Apr 07, 2006
Despite having invested almost R70-billion in cash into new international operations during the nine months to December 2005, South African-based telecoms group MTN still enjoys a “respectable” debt-equity ratio, with ample capital in hand for further...
Apr 07, 2006
Assistant Commissioner G Pillay, head of vehicle fleet and radio technical management for the South African Police Service (SAPS), explains how a new Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) system from Motorola will enhance crime-fighting capabilities in the Gauteng...
Apr 07, 2006
The arrival of broadband Internet access in South Africa promises to allow small and medium companies to greatly increase their connectivity, both qualitatively and quantitatively, as well as the benefits they can derive from it.
Apr 07, 2006
Cape Town-based Radio TXT and mobile marketing solutions company Fontera has secured a signficant licensing deal in Pakistan. ?
Apr 07, 2006
Businesses believe IP telephony is the key to improving customer relationships, according to a report and research launched by global business communications provider Mitel.
 
 
 
 
Apr 07, 2006
As of February 1, 2005, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) was deregulated in South Africa.
Apr 07, 2006
With prime visibility in the consumer market and a host of value-added services on offer, MTN is re-engineering the company’s position in the corporate market so as to interact on a more personal level with clients.
Apr 07, 2006
With national telecommunications networks becoming increasingly deregulated, service providers are switching onto this infrastructure and implementing services of support and development to guide clients through the process.
Apr 07, 2006
With an abundance of revolutionary technologies becoming more readily available in South Africa, businesses are facing the daunting decision of selecting the appropriate telecommunication solution for its needs.
Apr 07, 2006
“Recent developments in telecommunications can be looked at from two sides: the side of the industry and the side of the consumer,” states CEO of Nebula, Danie Nel.
Mar 24, 2006
CELL phones!
Mar 24, 2006
Research reveals that 50% of outsourcing deals fail.
Mar 24, 2006
Joint-venture partners Fluor SA and Igoda Projects have announced that they have formed a new company, Fluor Igoda Projects.
Mar 24, 2006
The outsourcing industry is a significantly large sector in the South African economy, which is being further expanded as more companies are turning to
Mar 24, 2006
There has been a phenomenal increase in contracting work in South Africa, particularly in the rejuvenated mining industry.
 
 
 
 
Mar 10, 2006
Nigeria's National Space Research and Development Agency expects that its latest spaccecraft, Nigeria Communications Satellite-1 will be launched, by the latest, at the end of the first quarter of next year.
Mar 10, 2006
During the last few years, the automotive sector has been characterised by mergers and acquisitions, which have not only been confined to vehicle manufacturers but also to component and software suppliers within the industry.
Mar 10, 2006
After mounting frustration at the failure of the Department of Home Affairs to publish the quotas necessary for the issue of quota work permits, the long-awaited quotas were released last month.
Mar 03, 2006
Ten years ago the owners of Ocean Basket opened their first seafood restaurant, with dreams of bringing affordable seafood to the South African consumer.
Feb 24, 2006
Last year, the MTN group announced that it would be opening shop in Iran in 2006. But have the prospects of a good profit harvest been shrivelled by growing political rumblings over Iran�s nuclear programme? Having paid a �300-million licence fee to operate in the...
Feb 17, 2006
The information and communication technology (ICT) expertise of the Indian industrial giant, the Tata Group, will make a meaningful contribution to the roll-out of the second network operator’s (SNO’s) services.
Feb 17, 2006
Part of the Electronics wing of the IST Group, IST Telecom is set to expand the option of fuel-cell technology in South Africa this year.
Feb 17, 2006
The second network operator (SNO) will invest between R7-billion and R8-billion to roll out information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure in South Africa in the next five years.
Feb 10, 2006
Email is increasingly important as legal documentation and many organisations are taking steps to archive it – but, according to Marius Nicholson of NAXiAN Digital Management Solutions, poor practices are putting enormous strain on personnel, computer networks...
Feb 10, 2006
Leading Western Cape liquor retailer Aroma Drop Inn has opted for the GPRS-based CellPAD wireless point-of-sale device in its 30 stores.
 
 
 
 
Feb 10, 2006
Open-source solutions continue to make inroads into the South African market with local firm RedLinX announcing the launch of its SME Server for small to medium businesses.
Feb 03, 2006
It is often remarked that Africa is on the wrong side of a global digital divide. ?
Feb 03, 2006
It may sound like a contradiction in terms, but cheap talk, so to speak, is becoming more valuable in South Africa.
Dec 13, 2005
Service provider MTN South Africa and Altech have signed an agreement whereby Altech's wholly-owned subsidiary, Altech Autopage Cellular, will continue as an MTN distribution channel for a further five years.
Dec 13, 2005
While South Africa's recently-licensed Second National Operator (SNO) has yet to provide any concrete information on its pla
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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