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Concrete steps towards decarbonisation in construction needed
2nd December 2022

As a significant contributor to global carbon emissions, the construction industry is being compelled to adopt more sustainable practices, especially if it is to meet climate change mitigation... 


MTN says long-running Turkcell litigation dismissed with costs
1st December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The litigation against telecommunications group MTN contesting the award of its 2005 telecommunications operating licence in Iran has been dismissed with costs. Since 2013, MTN and some of its... 


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Construction technology innovation hub, portal launched
30th November 2022 By: Darren Parker

Public benefit organisation the National Construction Incubator (NCI), in collaboration with nonprofit organisation and technology hub the Empire Partner Foundation (EPF), has launched the first... 


MTN Ghana implements NCA disconnection directive
29th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN Ghana is starting the complete disconnection of all SIM cards that have completed the Stage 1 linkage of subscriber registration but have not completed Stage 2 of the... 


Zoho opening new offices in Africa following good growth
28th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Cloud and software as a service multinational Zoho will open new offices in Johannesburg and in Nairobi, Kenya, in the first quarter of next year. The company also has a team working out of Lagos,... 


Cybersecurity is fast emerging as a top risk, but responsibility thereof is a grey area
23rd November 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The shift in how and where people work since the height of Covid-19 has left many people and organisations vulnerable to new and emerging cyber-risks, finds professional services firm PwC in its... 


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Telkom's interim earnings fall on higher costs, including loadshedding-related diesel costs
23rd November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Telkom on Wednesday reported a double-digit decline in earnings and flat revenue for the six months ended September 30 amid a tough operating environment characterised by constrained... 


4G remains the dominant technology in Africa, but 5G is set to gain momentum
17th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the adoption of fifth-generation (5G) technology accelerates at record pace worldwide, fourth-generation (4G) technology will remain dominant across Africa for the foreseeable future. The decade... 


Mteto Nyati takes 40% ownership of BSG
15th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Former Altron CEO and prominent businessperson Mteto Nyati has invested in South African business and technology consulting firm Business Systems Group (BSG), taking a significant 40% ownership,... 


Lebashe commits to increase strategic stake in EOH
14th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Investment holding company Lebashe Investment Group will invest a further R100-million in JSE-listed information and communications technology services provider EOH. It already holds 13.06% of... 


Huge Group to merge two entities
14th November 2022

Two of JSE-listed Huge Group’s directly and indirectly wholly owned investment companies, Huge Networks and Huge Telecom, have been combined as part of the group’s organic growth strategy. The new... 


Telkom expects half-year earnings drop
14th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Telkom has reported that it expects a double-digit decline in earnings during the six months ended September 30 , mostly owing to a change in Telkom’s mobile postpaid and prepaid mix,... 


Nokia unpacks the cybersecurity safety net it offers ICT customers
10th November 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With increasingly higher volumes of data being stored in data centres and the cloud, and with companies hyperscaling their computing, technology group Nokia has emphasised the importance of... 


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Nokia says partnerships are key to improving continental connectivity
10th November 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As many telecommunications and technologies companies work to connect the 200-million people without mobile broadband coverage in sub-Saharan Africa and improve the affordability of data, Finnish... 


Africa’s data centre market poised for double-digit growth in coming years
10th November 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Research and consultancy company Xalam Analytics says the African data centre market is in the midst of a remarkable growth surge, with data centre providers having spent over $2-billion in... 


Teraco is regional interconnection point for Google's Equiano subsea cable
9th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Data environment services company Teraco has announced that it is now an integral connectivity and interconnection point for Internet services company Google’s Equiano subsea cable. The cable... 


Cell C, Huawei partner on a business support systems transformation project
9th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group Cell C and information and communication technology giant Huawei have partnered to assist Cell C’s transition into a digital lifestyle company. The partnership will boost... 


RocketNet calls for lower fibre costs for pensioners
8th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Internet service provider (ISP) RocketNet CEO Simon Swanepoel has called for fibre network operators (FNOs), ISPs and government to reduce fibre Internet costs for pensioners in South Africa and to... 


BCX partners with Twoobii for Skylink satellite service
8th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Technology group BCX has partnered with Twoobii to enable businesses, merchants and consumers to benefit from seamless voice and data connectivity, with speeds from 2 Mb/s to 20 Mb/s, through its... 


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Teraco breaks ground on 30 MW expansion to Isando campus data centre
7th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Data environment services company Teraco says construction has started on a new hyperscale data centre facility with 30 MW of critical power load at its Isando Campus, in Ekurhuleni. The facility –... 


Paratus to build OneWeb gateway in Angola for LEO satellite services
4th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Network infrastructure company Paratus will build a new gateway for telecommunications provider OneWeb in Luanda, Angola, that will provide low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite services to several... 


Teraco to continue investing as demand for data facilities continues to grow
4th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Data infrastructure and colocation company Teraco will, as part of its plans for the next five years, continue to invest in its facilities and will make announcements of future expansions soon,... 


MTN Group posts resilient Q3 results
4th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications firm MTN Group posted resilient financial results for third quarter of 2022 on the back of strong performance from its two largest markets, the South African and Nigerian... 


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Automation necessary for Africa’s competitiveness
4th November 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

With global manufacturers embracing power management automation, the African market needs to follow suit to remain competitive, says power management company Eaton Africa power management and... 


MTN Group, Microsoft sign strategic alliance agreement
3rd November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Group and Microsoft have partnered to accelerate digital and cloud transformation across Africa. The new strategic alliance, centred on transforming and modernising... 


Teraco completes Phase 1 of Ekurhuleni data centre
2nd November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Data centre and interconnection platform company Teraco has completed the first phase of JB4 – its new hyperscale data centre addition at the Bredell Campus, in Ekurhuleni, to support the growing... 


Shoprite invests in local data startup 
31st October 2022 By: Irma Venter

The Shoprite Group has joined a group of companies, led by Buffet Investments and KLT, to invest in South African data-collaboration platform provider Omnisient.  Omnisient enables businesses “to... 


MTN Nigeria delivers double-digit growth during the first nine months of 2022
31st October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN Nigeria has achieved double-digit growth during the nine months ended September 30. The group posted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation... 


MTN launches MTN Skills Academy
28th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

MTN has launched the MTN Skills Academy to develop people across the continent as producers, consumers and innovators of digital technologies. The ‘Digital Skills for Digital Jobs’ programme aims... 


European Investment Bank backs MTN Nigeria
28th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Nigeria has secured €100-million backing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) in the largest EIB financing deal for high-speed telecommunications expansion in... 


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New data centre opens its doors in Johannesburg
28th October 2022 By: Darren Parker

Information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and services company NTT, represented in South Africa by ICT company Dimension Data, has officially opened a new data centre in... 


EOH aims to raise R600m in equity to reduce debt costs
27th October 2022 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed information and communications technology company EOH will seek the approval of its shareholders for a R600-million equity raise to reduce its debt financing costs by about 15%, EOH... 


Telkom launches commercial 5G
27th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group Telkom, in partnership with information and communication technology giant Huawei, has officially launched its national commercial fifth-generation (5G) network. Telkom has... 


Altron delivers strong interim results
24th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed technology firm Altron on Monday reported a significant surge in earnings during the six months ended August 31, performing well in a competitive industry despite South Africa’s economic... 


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Inventory system tailored for S Africa
21st October 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Supply chain specialist Strategico has developed the Barcode Out’a Box (BoB) system that is tailored to meet the requirements of local warehouses with its barcoding, scanning and inventory... 


Sars to launch voluntary declaration portal pilot project at King Shaka
20th October 2022 By: Schalk Burger

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) will, in November, launch a pilot project to test the implementation of an electronic portal for travelers to make declarations on a voluntary basis, well... 


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