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CSIR launches research commercialisation enterprise
CSIR launches research commercialisation enterprise
29th November 2023

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, or CSIR, launched its intellectual property commercialisation enterprise C-Cubed to commercialise its initial portfolio of 18 technologies.... 


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MTN enhances network resilience to alleviate loadshedding impact
28th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN has achieved several milestones as it continues to spearhead its comprehensive modernisation project across a number of provinces to bolster network resilience against... 


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Telkom delivers H1 improvements
21st November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Telkom on Tuesday posted improvements across the board during the six months ended September 30, 2023, as it positions itself as an digital infrastructure business at its core. During... 


Competition Tribunal grants MTN, Rain intervention rights in pending Vodacom, BVI merger proceedings
17th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Tribunal has granted MTN and Rain leave to intervene in the pending merger hearing involving Vodacom and Business Venture Investments (BVI). In August 2023, the Commission... 


Open Access to launch Phase 2 of Isando ICT hub in early 2024
17th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Data centre services company Open Access Data Centres (OADC) is preparing to launch the larger Phase 2 of its Isando information and communications technology (ICT) hub, in Gauteng, in the first... 


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Digital solution improves asset management
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Technology and asset management – amid the introduction of the Internet of Things – have become a necessary component of civil engineering and construction projects in South Africa. Asset... 


Liquid Intelligent Technologies secures R900m funding for Eastern Cape fibre project
16th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies has secured R900-million funding for its South African operations to support universal and affordable broadband access in the company’s... 


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Partnership paves way for new smart mine
16th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Private investment company Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have once again teamed up to bring fifth-generation (5G) technology to a newly-developed mine in... 


MESA conference presents learnings, considerations for manufacturing digitalisation
15th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The modern trend toward digitalisation and the drive to use fewer resources while producing more has created opportunities for optimised systems architecture that integrates and enables... 


Telkom expects H1 double-digit earnings increase
15th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Telkom on Wednesday said it expected its reported basic earnings per share (BEPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ended September 30 to increase by more than... 


MTN South Africa on track to achieve 100% network resilience in Gauteng
15th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

MTN South Africa on Wednesday reported that its network sites in Gauteng are now achieving between 95% and 98% network availability daily, compared with the low 80% experienced in Johannesburg... 


Teraco completes expansion of DB1 data centre facility in Durban
15th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Data centre provider Teraco has completed an expansion project at its DB1 facility, in Durban, which is now the largest data centre in KwaZulu-Natal. The company says Durban is experiencing... 


Chinese communications company considering local assembly in South Africa
15th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

China-based mission-critical communications hardware and software company Hytera Communications is in early-stage discussions to hopefully start basic assembly operations in South Africa. Based in... 


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Teraco to expand CT2 data centre by 30 MW
13th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Data centre and interconnection hub company Teraco will expand its CT2 hyperscale data centre facility in Brackenfell, Cape Town, by 30 MW to 50 MW. The expansion will be completed in early 2025... 


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Altron H1 results dragged by discontinued operations, continuing operations shine
13th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Altron has reported a 54% decrease in group earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) to R268-million during the six months to August 31, 2023. While the... 


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Goedehoop teleport facility to boost non-terrestrial communications
13th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Goedehoop teleport in Doornkloof, Pretoria, is being completed by satellite network company Paratus and will greatly enhance non-terrestrial communications across all key connectivity pillars,... 


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Vodacom posts strong H1 results
13th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Despite higher interest rates, elevated levels of inflation and currency volatility impacting earnings, Vodacom Group on Monday posted strong financial results for the six months ended September... 


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Swedish university confers honorary doctorate on UP Professor Sunil Maharaj
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

University of Pretoria (UP) Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Education vice principal Professor Sunil Maharaj has received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy from Sweden’s Malmö University’s... 


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MTN lauds resilient, innovative App of the Year winners
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology group MTN Business has announced the winners for its twelfth yearly MTN Business App of the Year awards, with an application (app) that aims to lower the... 


Experian, MTN’s Chenosis partner to drive financial inclusion in South Africa
8th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Credit bureau Experian and MTN platform company application programming interface (API) marketplace Chenosis have partnered to leverage data to drive financial inclusion in South Africa. The... 


EAIF extends $31m debt facility to Paratus to expand Africa fibre, data centre business
8th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), infrastructure development and finance organisation Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) and fund manager Ninety One have committed a... 


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MTN Group resilient in face of forex volatility, elevated inflation
7th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN Group on Tuesday posted an increase in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) for the nine months to September 30, 2023. Maintaining a... 


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Firm creating largest pan-African data centre footprint
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

The digitisation of African economies requires infrastructure, and Africa Data Centres (ADC) aims to make access to fully operational and protected data centres a reality for small, medium-sized... 


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Mintek’s AMAZEMET acquisition to support SA’s additive manufacturing ambitions
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mintek’s latest technological acquisition, the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine, is an extremely advanced piece of equipment that is expected to strengthen and... 


Microsoft Africa president Lillian Barnard
Microsoft to support 30m Africans, including 300 000 South Africans, to develop AI skills
31st October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Information technology multinational Microsoft, at its 'AI: A New Era' event on October 30, announced plans to certify 30-million people in Africa in artificial intelligence- (AI-) related skills... 


European Space Agency cofunds autonomous shipping project
European Space Agency cofunds autonomous shipping project
30th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

A project that seeks to guarantee uninterrupted data connectivity at sea should be able to boost the shipping industry’s ability to deploy safe and accurate autonomous shipping technology.... 


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Inside the Energy One Stop Shop and its drive to fast-track electricity projects
27th October 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The Energy One Stop Shop (EOSS), officially launched by Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel on July 27, is in the ramp-up phase of a four-stage process aimed at fast-tracking the... 


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Metrobus launches intelligent transport system, moves premises
25th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

City of Joburg public transport provider Metrobus has launched an intelligent transport system, which includes an automated fare collection platform, an onboard bus camera monitoring system and... 


MTN appoints David Behr as ICT Centre of Excellence CEO
23rd October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Group and MTN South Africa on Monday announced the appointment of David Behr as the new CEO for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre of Excellence... 


Nashua Kopano extends partnership with GCRA
20th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Workspace information and communications technology (ICT) services provider Nashua Kopano has expanded its partnership with the Gauteng City-Region Academy (GCRA), with a view of offering... 


EOH CEO Stephen van Coller
Six-month extension will see Van Coller exit EOH board only in March
18th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed information and communications technology services company EOH has announced that CEO Stephen Van Coller has agreed to extend his five-year contract by another six months to March 31,... 


Bentley Systems names winners of 2023 Going Digital Awards
16th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Companies hailing from the US, the UK and Australia are among those that bagged awards at this year’s Bentley Systems Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure, which honours the work of Bentley... 


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Integrated security tech can mitigate risk
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Transport systems encounter challenges related to capacity, reliability, transference and integration. However, integrated surveillance technology can mitigate these risks and enhance efficiency,... 


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Local manufacturers poised to support sector
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Local manufacturers are well positioned to support the South African railway and transportation sector through products, services and maintenance support tailored to the specific needs of the... 


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Chinese firms showcase value of digital twinning in hydropower plants, metal factories
11th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As infrastructure engineering software company Bentley Systems gears up to host its 2023 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure, on October 12, three Chinese finalists in the process and power... 


SOLmate COO Jonathan Holden
Digital wallets support growth of people's financial identities, habits
3rd October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Digital wallets, which leverage people's cellphones to enable them to store, move and pay money via a digital platform, are helping them to establish financial identities and also to develop good... 


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