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    Neotel invests in BRICS network

    January 22, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Neotel invests in BRICS network

    With trade between South Africa and BRICS countries growing at a rapid pace, Neotel has made a significant investment in reducing network latency between the 5 emerging economic giants. Network latency determines the amount of time it takes for a packet of...

  • SATNAC 2013, hosted by Telkom South Africa in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa (image credit: Chris Tredger)

    Broadband application – why it is time for Africa

    September 2, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Broadband application – why it is time for Africa

    If broadband is to make any difference to consumers, there needs to be a balance in the ecosystem incorporating both infrastructure and applications – a model that continues to generate interest globally. ICT industry analysts and operators believe BRICS...

  • “90% of businesses will bypass broad deployment of Windows 8” – Gartner

    August 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on “90% of businesses will bypass broad deployment of Windows 8” – Gartner

    Research firm Gartner kicked off its annual Gartner Symposium and ITxp 2012 in Cape Town and as Gartner’s Rene Jacobs welcomed delegates, she emphasised the role of the CEO within a changing IT landscape. Jacobs revealed that more CEOs prioritise growth...

  • South Africa still behind in Internet penetration

    May 23, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa still behind in Internet penetration

    While Internet connectivity is on a steady rise in South Africa, the nation is still far behind the other countries that make up the BRICS nations. South Africa’s Internet penetration is currently at 13.9%, according to a study done by Analytix Business...

  • Search is on for cable system to connect BRICS

    May 9, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Search is on for cable system to connect BRICS

    WASACE Cable Company has announced that it has begun the procurement process to select a cable system supplier for the construction of its undersea fiber optic cable system, which will create new and unique communication routes to support the communities...