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  • 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...

  • Nology opens office in Cape Town

    March 12, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nology opens office in Cape Town

    Nology, a supplier of broadband, networking and communication solutions, expanded its operations in Western Cape by opening a new office in Cape Town this month...

  • Velocity³ opens Cape Town branch

    January 19, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Velocity³ opens Cape Town branch

    South African ICT solutions provider to corporate companies, Velocity³ announced a branch opening in Cape Town that will carry the same multi brand solutions as currently offered in Johannesburg...

  • Cape Town based mobile software start-up scores high in African competition

    December 10, 2009 • EnterpriseComments (1)

    Cobi Interactive, a South African software development company specializing in mobile software solutions, was awarded two of the top entries out of over 120 from Nokia Calling All Inovators – Africa competition...

  • Cape Town turns to sms for service fault reporting

    March 11, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Cape Town turns to sms for service fault reporting

    Authorities in Cape Town, South Africa have announced a mobile solution to the challenges of service delivery in the city. Residents of the coastal resort city can now report faults and water pipe bursts via sms to relevant city departments...