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Digital Cloud base solution manage remote breath alcohol testing

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     17th September 2021 Breathalyser specialist Alcohol Breathalysers is in the early stages of rolling out its iSober Breathalyser App & Cloud Service which is a breath alcohol test management tool and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, Apple App Store or Huawei App Gallery. This application (app) is a new... 

From creaking Cairo, Egypt plans high-tech leap with new capital

By: Reuters     2nd September 2021 In Egypt's new capital on the outskirts of Cairo, residents will use smart cards and apps to unlock doors and make payments, and surf the web on public WiFi beamed from lampposts. A network of at least 6 000 cameras will monitor activity on every street, tracking pedestrians and vehicles to... 

Global smartphone market expanded by 13.2% in second quarter

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th August 2021 Despite supply concerns and “vendor shakeups”, the global smartphone market expanded 13.2% in the second quarter of 2021, the International Data Corporation (IDC) says. Data from the IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that the rebound from 2020 continued into 2021 surpassing... 

Telecom Review finds that 700 MHz 5G network construction drives investment and brings benefits to telecom vendors in China

11th August 2021 Telecom Review finds that Chinese telecom carriers are making significant progress in constructing low-band 5G networks, and much of the attention is drawn to the 700MHz frequency which is part of the wider ultra-high frequency (UHF) band. At the beginning of 2021, China Mobile and China... 

Huawei, African telecoms body in pact to build ICT capacity across the continent

By: Natasha Odendaal     23rd July 2021 Information and communication technology (ICT) group Huawei and the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build capacity for ICT transformation across Africa. The partners will start offering cutting-edge skills, reskilling and upskilling... 

Hybrid solar installation completed in Zimbabwe

By: Halima Frost     23rd July 2021 The active partnership between South Africa-based solar solutions provider Blockpower SA and German-managed microgrid integrator Dhybrid has resulted in the completion of a 1.4 MWp, 1 MVA, 480 kWh hybrid solar system at an agriculture estate, in Zimbabwe. The Tanganda Tea Company, which operates... 

Digital transformation crucial for continued competitiveness of South African mining

By: Natasha Odendaal     9th July 2021 While the adoption and pursuit of digital transformation in the mining sector can be far more complex than in some other industries, embracing technology and evolving will be key for the South African mining sector to remain competitive at a global level. The application of digital technologies,... 

The iSober breathalyser App & Cloud Service – improve safety, reduce risk, optimise breath alcohol testing

25th June 2021 By Angus MacArthur, Breathalyser Specialist The iSober Breathalyser App & Cloud Service is a cutting-edge connected breathalyser testing management tool that integrates secure breath test data capturing, sharing, tracking, analysis and storage. This solution is the first of its kind in South... 

SEM installs solar PV system at Stellenbosch University's Neelsie student centre

By: Schalk Burger     23rd June 2021 Energy engineering company SEM Solutions has completed the installation of a 393 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof of the Neelsie Student Centre at Stellenbosch University (SU). The power generated by the PV modules provides a third of the energy requirements of the student centre,... 

MTN picks partners to expand mobile OpenRAN network in Africa

By: Reuters     17th June 2021 South Africa's mobile and broadband operator MTN Group has selected five partners to launch an open radio access network (OpenRAN) in Africa to expand 4G and 5G services more quickly and cheaply, it said on Wednesday. A radio access network (RAN) connects individual devices to other parts of a... 

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