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Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

November 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the recent AfricaCom 2018, cloud-computing services of Huawei, announced the launch of the first AI-integrated public cloud offering for Africa. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, allowing organizations operating inside South Africa and its neighboring countries to access lower-latency, reliable,...

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tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on top Business Innovators

tt100 business awards 2018 puts the spotlight on emerging business innovators

November 15, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Da Vinci Institute’s 2018 tt100 Business Innovation Awards took place on Wednesday, 14 November at the Johannesburg Country Club. Under the theme, “Celebrating Leadership”, this year, 64 percent of the semi-finalists were emerging...

Liquid Telecom partners Kymeta to deliver enhanced mobile satellite to remote locations in Africa

Liquid Telecom partners Kymeta to deliver mobile satellite to remote locations in Africa

November 15, 2018 • Satellite Communications, Top StoriesComments (0)

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has partnered with Kymeta in abid to extend its VSAT service. Kymeta’s lightweight, high throughput satellite communication systems will be integrated with Liquid Telecom’s satellite connectivity. This...

Angola Cables, Broadband Infraco set on improving internet connectivity in Africa

Angola Cables, Broadband Infraco set on improving internet connectivity in Africa

November 15, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Broadband Infraco. Broadband Infraco provides extensive regional long-distance network coverage and SADC connectivity. From a South African...

Microsoft launches 'Head Start' to help startups this Global Entrepreneurship Week

Microsoft launches program to help tech startups

November 15, 2018 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

This Global Entrepreneurship Week, Microsoft announced that it is launching Head Start, a startup accelerator aimed at helping South African startups get off the ground and grow their business. The main goal of the program is helping startups get what they...

Egypt’s Fintech industry is leading from the front

Fintech to solve financial exclusion in Egypt

November 15, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

Egypt boasts one of the fastest-growing business markets in Africa. With that said,fintech is set to play a key role in providing basic financial services to the large pool of unbanked people. According to the latest report from Africa’s leading corporate...

Nokia and rain to deploy 5G in South Africa

Nokia and rain to deploy 5G in South Africa

November 14, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator rain in time for the operator to launch 5G services. rain is in a unique position to offer 5G as they already have access to 5G spectrum. The full network deployment is set to start in the first...

Jan Hnizdo, Teraco Managing Director

SACS Cable to expand connectivity in Africa via data centres

November 14, 2018 • Satellite Communications, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Angola Cables is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe with an aim to become a major IP transit and MPLS player in sub-Saharan Africa. Boosting the connection is data centre provider, Teraco. Teraco has said that clients...

HiAI 2.0

Huawei launches open platform to facilitate AI development

November 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the third Huawei Eco-connect Europe conference, Huawei launched HiAI 2.0, an open platform designed to facilitate the development of On-Device artificial intelligence (AI). HiAI is Huawei’s AI engine that aims to power applications on the new P20...

The Spyro Reignited Trilogy is now available worldwide

The Spyro Reignited Trilogy is now available worldwide

November 14, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Spyro, the iconic purple dragon that entertained living rooms worldwide in the late ‘90s, is making an epic return with the release of Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Spyro Reignited Trilogy introduces players to a fully remastered game collection with a...

Is social media stealing the power from telecoms operators?

Is social media stealing the power from telecoms operators?

November 14, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

The non-stop growth of social media is threatening the future of African telecoms operators, with companies like Google now building their own networks instead of relying on the existing infrastructure, says Eckart Zollner, head of business development for...

Vulnerabilities found in DJI Drone platform

Vulnerabilities found in DJI Drone platform

November 14, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Check Point Software Technologies researchers outlined the process in which an attacker could have potentially gained access to a user’s account through a vulnerability discovered in the user identification process within DJI Forum, a DJI-sponsored...

KaiOS

AfricaCom 2018: New mobile device makes internet connectivity affordable

November 14, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the annual AfricaCom conference in Cape Town, the CEO of MTN Group, CEO of KaiOS Technologies Inc., Executive Vice President of China Mobile Communications Group Co., Ltd., and Executive Vice President of UNISOC announced a partnership to launch the...

Retail sector braces for Digital Retail Forum 2019 in Johannesburg

Why you should attend Digital Retail Forum 2019

November 13, 2018 • Top StoriesComments (0)

Digital Retail Forum is set to take place on 30 January 2019, at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital Technology for Next-Level Customer Centred Retailing”, #DigitalRetailForum will draw hundreds of...

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

November 13, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vodacom Group has appointed Peter Malebye as Managing Executive for Internet of Things (IoT) Africa Vodacom Group Business. Peter, who has almost 20 years of experience replaces Deon Liebenberg. Peter previously held the position of Managing Executive...

Vox Ceo

Interview: Vox CEO highlights the importance of respect, accountability & efficiency

November 13, 2018 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Jacques du Toit is the CEO of Vox. Vox has, under his stewardship, not only grown its product and solutions portfolio but also its employee base. Du Toit believes that employees/staff are critical to the success of a business – irrespective of its size. ...