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Top remote worker cyber risks and solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) outlines safer online meeting and home network measures Home-based workers are at increased risk of cyber attack, but there are several measures they can take to reduce risk. 

Konnect Africa to supply free broadband connectivity to clinics

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st May 2020 Satellite operator Eutelsat Communications subsidiary Konnect Africa plans to provide temporary free broadband connectivity to eight clinics in Mpumalanga. The clinics, which do not have access to terrestrial networks with appropriate broadband, will each receive 300 GB of data monthly over the... 

Morai to use emergency radio frequency spectrum to communicate Covid-19 messages to rural areas

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th April 2020 JSE-listed Allied Electronics- (Altron-) incubated enterprise Morai Solutions is preparing to deploy its allocated television white spaces (TVWS) spectrum in the Eastern Cape. This follows the assignment by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) of temporary radio... 

Icasa to review IMT responses

By: Natasha Odendaal     3rd February 2020 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has set its sights on the next milestone for the licensing of International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) spectrum. The licensing process is scheduled for first quarter of the 2020/21 financial year – starting April 1 – following... 

Mining uptake of communication systems rapidly rising

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th January 2020 Data analytics company GlobalData’s research shows that 61% of mine sites made considerable investment in mine communication systems in 2019, compared with 55% in 2018. This includes investment in private long-term evolution networks or fifth-generation wireless technology.  

Voice Your Demands In 2020, Says Huge Networks

29th November 2019 From voice commands to voice notes, new applications continue to be found for the human voice. “People enjoy speaking and this is reflected in the growing demand for technology like Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) which enables this most human of actions,” says Huge Networks Commercial... 

BEKA Schréder’s Summer Product Launch

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th November 2019 BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of the Next Generations of a range of popular LED luminaires and control systems. Due to ongoing technological advancements, the following products have been launched: BEKA SOLAR: The BEKA SOLAR has been optimised to offer the most customizable... 

Icasa publishes information memo on high-demand spectrum 

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st November 2019 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) on Friday published the awaited information memorandum for the high-demand spectrum licensing process for comment. The document, previously expected to be published by December 31, follows the July publication of the Policy on High... 

WISP conference and training event open for bookings

16th August 2019 The Wireless Access Providers Association’s WAPALOZA three-day Conference & Training event is jam-packed with information on industry trends and technology, together with seven different product training sessions. Being held in Pretoria from 16-18 September 2019, the event offers free or... 

Competition Commission welcomes spectrum policy

By: Natasha Odendaal     2nd August 2019 In the wake of the publication of the long-awaited Policy on High Demand Spectrum and the Policy Direction on the Licensing of a Wireless Open-Access Network, the Competition Commission on Friday said it planned to remain engaged in the spectrum licensing process. The Department of Communications... 

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