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Posts Tagged ‘convergence’

  • Vodafone sells off 5.2% of Vodacom shares in listing requirement cull

    Ghana’s First Convergence Product- Vodafone One

    April 6, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana’s First Convergence Product- Vodafone One

    In what is being called by Vodafone Ghana as the Ghana telecoms industry’s first convergence product – Vodafone One has recently been launched to the public. The product, which was officially launched at the luxurious Kempiski Royal Hotel in Accra,...

  • Bruce Zhou, CEO at AXILSPOT

    How IoT and Internet will merge

    January 23, 2017 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on How IoT and Internet will merge

    The ability to connect machines, devices, sensors, and other everyday things into an intelligent network and make sense out of them, has huge promises to change everyday life. As can be expected by taking in our entire world and attempting to change it one...

  • Craige Fleischer, Samsung’s Director for Mobile Communications in South Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Convergence leads to increased demand for tablets

    March 28, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Convergence leads to increased demand for tablets

    The shifting dynamics of how people are opting to utilise their personal computers has resulted in a change in the type of device being chosen. Increasingly consumers are requiring mobile devices that can be utilised for both work and play. The...

  • Samsung’s innovative digital hospital management systems further enhance patient-centric care and hospital efficiency. (Image source: File)

    Telkom SA partners with Samsung on ADSL

    October 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom SA partners with Samsung on ADSL

    Connectivity and convergence are increasingly becoming a core part of consumer’s day-to-day lives, with television just one such example where consumer need and demand is beginning to shape how these devices are used. According to Lance Berger, Head of...

  • The year it all starts coming together

    November 5, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on The year it all starts coming together

    The coming year will be characterised by convergence and simplicity: in devices, software, and how companies interact with their customers.  Everything points to a massive change coming. We have seen significant shifts in technology and how it is used over...

  • Convergence key in local telecoms sectors says MTN

    October 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Convergence key in local telecoms sectors says MTN

    MTN SA used the UBS SA Telecoms Infrastructure Day to reaffirm the importance of investing in future-proof telecommunications infrastructure that enables seamless converged communications The UBS SA Telecoms Infrastructure Day event aimed to define the...

  • Telkom going aggressive with convergence

    June 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom going aggressive with convergence

    Telkom has launched several converged bundled solutions for business customers, bringing together fixed and mobile solutions, on a single bill, from a single provider.  The launch forms part of the company’s aggressive move into unified communications...

  • SAMENA conference attracts North African ICT companies

    October 24, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SAMENA conference attracts North African ICT companies

    Telecommunications professionals as well as market leaders across South Asia, Middle East and North Africa are scheduled to meet next month in Qatar, to discuss key global technology developments. Prominent telecommunications experts as well as market leaders...

  • MTN Business provides virtual desktop services

    October 19, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    MTN Business announced the launch of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) this week. According to Gartner’s latest research, worldwide hosted virtual desktop market will increase through 2013, reaching 49 million units. “Through this offering, MTN Business is...

  • Telkom unveils Business Broadband offerings

    October 19, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    Telkom South Africa announced its new Business Broadband offerings during a media function held on 18 October 2011 in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. In November 2009, Telkom launched Cybernest, a data centre organisation designed to meet the IT needs of...

  • Seamless connection

    October 13, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Seamless connection

    Flexible software solutions that reduce costs while driving revenue expansion are welcome in any business climate. But when money is tight and markets are in a state of flux, they are essential. “Businesses today are operating in a highly competitive...

  • We’re all mobile today

    October 12, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on We’re all mobile today

    “Before Voice over IP (VoIP), life was pretty black and white,” says Rob Lith, Director of Connection Telecom. “You had your office jockeys and your road warriors.” Office jockeys operated PCs, desk phones and faxes. Their jobs started and ended when...

  • Deloitte: Top 10 Tech Trends for 2011

    September 29, 2011 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Deloitte: Top 10 Tech Trends for 2011

    Mark White, US Consulting Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Deloitte, who is in South Africa for the first time, presented key findings on the ‘Technology Trends of 2011 – The natural convergence of business and IT”, to Senior ICT Executives at a...

  • MTN seeks additional mobile Internet partnerships

    September 19, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN seeks additional mobile Internet partnerships

    South Africa’s network services provider, MTN said key partnerships with distribution companies and manufacturers in the information technology sector would enhance the company’s Internet services. “We are continually seeking ways to couple...

  • Telkom Business Mobile accelerates convergence plans

    September 1, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom Business Mobile accelerates convergence plans

    South African telecommunications operator Telkom today launch Telkom Business Mobile, aimed at corporate business clients. The new Telkom Business Mobile offering will incorporate fixed line and mobile services. Speaking at the launch today, in Newtown,...

  • African mobile money regulation impact

    July 19, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on African mobile money regulation impact

    With an estimated 300 million mobile phone subscribers in Africa, USA and UK development agencies have noted that of the new technologies offering improvements to remittance services and reductions in transaction costs, mobile phones hold the greatest promise...