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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.
Jun 02, 2006
The Gauteng Provincial Government plans to establish a 1000-seat contact centre in the central business district (CBD) of Johannesburg by April next year.
Jun 02, 2006
Concerns are being expressed that the proposed changes to South Africa’s consumer protection and privacy legislation pose a threat to the local contact centre industry.
Jun 02, 2006
The biggest problem concerning the outsourcing of logistics by too many South African companies is their approach to the issue.
May 19, 2006
Africa’s largest computer-services company Dimension Data (Didata) has undergone a geographic expansion of its operational bases in Africa and North America, which has contributed to strong revenue growth and market share gains in most of its business units.
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
Apr 19, 2006
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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
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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...
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
Dec 10, 2005
South Africa's second national operator (SNO) of Friday finally received its Public Switched Telecommunication Services (PSTS) licence from the industry regulator, four years to the month since Communications Minister Ivy Matsepe-Cassuburri first called for bids to...
 
 
 
 
Dec 09, 2005
Should MTN’s bid for Nigerian State-owned telecoms company, Nitel, be approved, the mobile-telecom group would not necessarily have to forsake Nitel’s mobile arm, Mtel.
Dec 09, 2005
Last week, the MTN Group announced that following its payment of a €300-million license fee to operate in Iran, the Iranian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has issued a second GSM licence to IranCell.
Dec 06, 2005
The much-anticipated licensing of South Africa's second network operator (SNO) is now expected to take place on Friday, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) SNO project leader Lee-Ann Cassie confirmed to Engineering News Online yesterday.
Dec 02, 2005
The core company where the Cosira group started 17 years ago, Cosira International, has experienced exponential growth in the last five years and is continuing to gain an increased shareholding in the highly-competitive Southern African market.
Nov 25, 2005
Mobile-telecoms group MTN is preparing a market-acquisition fight back in South Africa after admitting to being 'unhappy' with subscriber-growth performance in its home market in the six months to September 30.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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