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  • More BlackBerry Jam Sessions coming to Africa

    March 20, 2013 • EnterpriseComments Off on More BlackBerry Jam Sessions coming to Africa

    BlackBerry is to host a new series of BlackBerry Jam Sessions for the African developer community, starting in South Africa in March. The sessions will take place in Cape Town on 25 March and in Pretoria on 26 March, giving developers a chance for more...

  • Continent’s top tech minds converge at AfricaCom 2012

    November 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Continent’s top tech minds converge at AfricaCom 2012

    Approximately 250 companies representing Africa’s growing ICT industry have converged at AfricaCom 2012, a premier telecommunications and solutions event hosted this year at the CTICC in Cape Town. Under the theme Reaching for Growth, the conference...

  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in South Africa

    October 19, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in South Africa

    Samsung South Africa launched its latest mobile handset in for the South African market – the Galaxy Note II – at an extravagant event in Cape Town. The device is the tablet-phone hybrid follow-up from the original Galaxy Note that was released last...

  • Amazon SA scouting for software developer talent

    October 9, 2012 • EnterpriseComments Off on Amazon SA scouting for software developer talent

    Amazon South Africa is growing fast, bringing some exciting career opportunities for both developers and skilled tech support staff. The Amazon offices in Cape Town are host to a development team that is focused on software development and technical support...

  • Samsung to sponsor SA’s first enterprise mobility forum

    May 31, 2012 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung to sponsor SA’s first enterprise mobility forum

    Cape Town is preparing to host the first ever Enterprise Mobility Forum in June this year. This conference is designed specifically with CIOs and senior managers in mind and will focus on delivering a comprehensive overview of enterprise mobility topics and...

  • 10 facts about WACS you didn’t know

    May 14, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 facts about WACS you didn’t know

    The launch of the West Africa Cable System in Cape Town recently heralds a new chapter in the development of connectivity across the continent. Leaders in the Consortium behind WACS offered a number of astounding facts, figures and hypothesis that help put...

  • Q&A: Alcatel-Lucent’s Executive Vice President on WACS

    May 11, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Q&A: Alcatel-Lucent’s Executive Vice President on WACS

    The West African Cable System (WACS), linking Southern and Western Africa to Europe, was launched in Cape Town on 11 May and officially went live at 12 noon. Driven by a coalition of fourteen investors, suppliers and network operators, the $650 million...

  • WACS to “boost international broadband competition” – Internet Solutions

    May 11, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on WACS to “boost international broadband competition” – Internet Solutions

    The launch of the WACS cable system in South Africa is an important step towards further connecting Africa to the world. Not only will it provide better connection speeds, but the cable system will have the capacity to lower broadband pricing around the...

  • Cape Town goes live with SAP electronic billing system

    April 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    SAP today announced that the Electricity Service Department of City of Cape Town successfully went live with the SAP Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Integration for Utilities software component. The project enables the City of Cape Town to...

  • Samsung and Telkom ink broadband deal

    March 23, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung and Telkom ink broadband deal

    Samsung South Africa today announced their partnership with Telkom at the annual Samsung Africa Forum in Cape Town. In terms of the deal, SA customers will be offered more attractive broadband pricing to download movies and other content over their Samsung...

  • Africa: 616 million mobile subscribers

    November 5, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa: 616 million mobile subscribers

    Africa has become the second most connected region in the world in terms of mobile subscription count, up from fourth place at end of 2010, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media. There were over 616 million mobile subscriptions in Africa...

  • MTN Business expands Metro Ethernet footprint

    November 1, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Business expands Metro Ethernet footprint

    MTN Business today, 1 November 2011 announced the expansion of their Metro Ethernet footprint through the development of strategic last mile relationships. “As a provider focussed on offering customers the best when it comes to technology innovation and...

  • AfricaCom Awards: Gateway gets two nominations

    October 20, 2011 • EventsComments Off on AfricaCom Awards: Gateway gets two nominations

    Gateway Communications, a supplier of African telecommunications services, has been nominated in both the ‘Best Backhaul Solution for Africa’ and ‘Customer Service Excellence Award’ categories at this year’s AfricaCom Awards. The AfricaCom Awards...

  • ITI Summit to rock Cape Town

    May 25, 2011 • EventsComments (1)

    The inaugural edition of the IT Infrastructure Summit (ITI) follows in the wake of the popular IT Leaders Africa Summit. The ITI Summit will be hosted on the 18th and 19th August, 2011 at the Westin Grand Hotel in Cape Town. IT Infrastructure challenges...

  • New Amazon Customer Service Center Opens in Cape Town

    November 3, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on New Amazon Customer Service Center Opens in Cape Town

    Amazon has announced that its new customer service center in Cape Town, South Africa, has opened and is actively responding to phone inquiries from customers this week. The center has hired approximately 150 new employees for its launch this year to support...

  • AfricaCom telcom congress a must-attend

    September 8, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on AfricaCom telcom congress a must-attend

    THE profound market changes within Africa’s communications landscape form the backdrop to discussions – and learning – at Africa’s largest annual congress and exhibition, the 13th annual AfricaCom to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on November...