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SA Telecoms Companies Allowed to Keep Broadband Spectrum

May 26, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to reports from Reuters, Minister Siyabonga Cwele, the minister of communications announced on Wednesday that six South African telecoms companies, including MTN Group and Vodacom, would be allowed to keep their broadband radio spectrum licences until they expire in 2028. The consent came after the companies agreed to buy a minimum 30 percent of...

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Samsung QLED TV's are available in South Africa.

Samsung introduces latest QLED TV’s

May 26, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung’s latest premium line-up of QLED TVs will be available in South Africa from May 2017. The new flagship line includes three series: the Q7, Q8 and Q9, which will be available in a combination of flat and curved models. “These latest QLED TVs...

FNB has become the first bank in South Africa to introduce a non-cash dispensing ATM with deposit capability. (image: www.eris.co.za)

FNB launches innovative ATM

May 26, 2017 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

FNB has become the first bank in South Africa to introduce a non-cash dispensing ATM with deposit capability. These ATMs are a smaller version of the standard ATM which FNB introduced in 2013 as a way of bringing banking services directly into small...

(Image Source: Multichoice)

Price Fixing Scandal Sees DSTV Fined R180 million

May 26, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MultiChoice’s advertising sales business, DStv Media Sales, has been fined of R180m ($14 Million) by the Competition Tribunal for price fixing and manipulating trading conditions in contravention of the Competition Act. Multichoice and the Competition...

Netshield, a WestconGroup company, introduces cost-effective WIFI IOT Multi Sensor devices that can be installed in minutes.
 (image: Red Hat Developers)

Netshield introduces cost-effective WIFI IOT Multi Sensor devices

May 24, 2017 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments (0)

Customers looking to dramatically simplify the installation process of IoT (Internet of Things) sensors, can now take advantage of Netshield’s WIFI IOT Multi Sensor and IO modules. These devices are the perfect accompaniment to IoT environments where power...

Data from the FNB eWallet Solution has shown that  4.2 million new eWallets were created over the last 12 months

FNB Business Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

May 23, 2017 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

FNB have announced the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards. The awards, which is in association with Endeavor, are aimed at businesses that are able to demonstrate real innovation that has the potential to change the way an industry operates both...

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And the winner of the MTN Upstream competition is…

May 23, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments (0)

MTN in partnership with Upstream, awarded 12 lucky customers with mouth-watering prizes that ranged from a R400 000 cash prize, R1 million cash prizes, 4 x Mercedes Benz GLC, 4 x BMW X5 and a grand prize of a house worth R3 million or its cash equivalent for...

National Education Collaboration Trust joins Education Innovation Summit.

National Education Collaboration Trust partners Education Innovation Summit 2017

May 19, 2017 • Education, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) has been confirmed as a strategic partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit 2017. The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) is an organisation dedicated to strengthening partnerships within...

The Alpha 1PRO will be hitting SA stores soon.

Gammatek unleashes interactive robotics for the SA market

May 19, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gammatek, a leading distributor of technologies in South Africa, is realeasing an array of exciting robotic innovations from UBTECH ROBOTICS into the South African market. UBTECH ROBOTICS is world renowned  as the industry leader in artificial intelligence...

The Education Innovation Summit will take place on the 31 May 2017.

Top 10 Topics at Education Innovation Summit 2017

May 19, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On the 31st of May at the Radisson Blu Gautrain hotel, the second edition of the Education Innovation Summit will be taking place. This year the focus will be on helping instructors and administrators improve efficiency, learner assessment and data management...

Last night in Berlin, Daniela Rudner, Senior Technical Advisor, GIZ; Dirk Beils, MD, MACH4 Germany and Dr Shabir Banoo, Chief Technical Specialist for Pharmaceutical Programmes, Right to Care with the Global Health Award.

SA’s medicine dispensing ATM wins prestigious German Award

May 19, 2017 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

A healthcare innovation, which was the result of the cumulative efforts of German and South African innovators, walked away as the big winners at last nights German Global Health Awards held at the B20 Global Health Conference in Berlin....

Mark  Russinovich, CTO at Microsoft.

Microsoft brings Azure to Africa

May 19, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft has announced that it will deploy two hyperscale data centres in Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa. Speaking at the final day of the VeeamON 2017 annual customer and partner conference, Mark Russinovich, CTO Microsoft Azure said, “Up...

Mechell Chetty, Unilever South Africa’s Vice President Human Resources.

First of its kind digital recruitment launched in SA

May 19, 2017 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Unilever has announced the launch of a new digital recruitment programme that will use online gaming to select the best candidates, making the FMCG giant the first business to release a fully digital recruitment process. The company, which receives more than...

Shaun Maritz, CIO at Eskom and Eman Liu, President Enterprise Business Group, Southern Africa region.

Eskom and Huawei Partner to Advance Smart Grid Innovation

May 18, 2017 • Enterprise, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei today announced, at its Fifth Global Power Summit at the African Utility Week (AUW) event in Cape Town, that they have entered into a smart grid joint innovation initiative with Eskom. The Huawei-Eskom collaboration aims to accelerate digital...

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BCX launches enterprise cloud game changer

May 18, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments (0)

BCX has announced the launch of its Virtustream capability out of its Tier IV data centres in South Africa. The partnership with Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, enables BCX to host business critical workloads in the cloud and will be available to...

Netshield, a WestconGroup company, introduces cost-effective WIFI IOT Multi Sensor devices that can be installed in minutes.
 (image: Red Hat Developers)

SA’s to get first Network-Agnostic IoT Platform

May 17, 2017 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Telecommunications service provider, Internet Solutions announced its roadmap to South Africa’s first network- and tech-agnostic Internet of Things (IoT) platform to enable its vision of “Hybrid IoT”. In partnership with Comsol Networks as the initial...