Another week has gone by where technology news has been dominating the headlines both across Africa and around the world. On Friday 3 November, instant messaging app, WhatsApp, crashed. The story captured headlines all over the world as the downtime was reported in the UK, India, South Africa and various...
Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox announced on Tuesday, 5 November 2019, the launch of a double data promotion for contract subscribers of its YahClick satellite services, bringing prices and speed comparable to that of terrestrial wireless alternatives. “Last year, Vox upgraded thousands of subscribers to plans with much higher...
Education funding company, Fundi has officially launched its new digital student accommodation platform. Connecting both students and universities to accommodation suppliers in a safe, secure and transparent way, the platform addresses ongoing demand and supply imbalances in the market. It also seeks to redefine critical elements of the relationship between...
It was announced in Johannesburg on Thursday that Datacentrix, a provider of high performance ICT solutions, has attained Gold UNITY Partner certification with F5 Networks. Datacentrix, a market leader in application delivery, is one of only two local companies to hold this level of accreditation. Some of the prerequisites to...
Comztek in Mauritius is working closely with vendor partner Cisco to ensure that customers throughout the region will benefit from superior service and quality solutions. Built off of the back of a historically solid and mutually beneficial business partnership across the African continent, the relationship between Comztek in Mauritius and...
South African star and media personality, Bonang Matheba, in collaboration with South African mobile network, Cell C, officially launched the "Bonang by Cell C" app on the 22nd of August. The app is the first of its kind and will curate exclusive content to subscribers and fans. The app boasts...
Google has announced the startups from Nigeria and South Africa, which have been selected to take part in the fifth class of the Google Launchpad accelerator, a six-month, equity-free mentorship programme. Google, who announced in February 2017 that it was bringing the Launchpad Accelerator to Africa, aims to assist startups in Africa...
What would your reaction be to someone who told you that “Cloud” is so secure you don’t need to do anything else to protect your data? Because, this gem of questionable advice is becoming quite popular, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. The truth is, Cloud Computing...
On Wednesday, May 16, South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, launched a new automated biometric identification system that will offer a single source for biometric authentication for citizens. This is new identification system forms an integral part of the Department’s Modernisation Programme. This Automated Biometric Identification System, or...
Hoaxes are all over Facebook and with users often encouraged or forced via hijacks and hacks to share and like content, it will often seem like the hoax has been personally vouched for by your friend, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO, ESET Southern Africa. Fortunately, most of the popular Facebook...
The Energizer Power Max P600S is equipped with an ultra-powerful 4500 mAh battery which lasts more than 16 days in standby mode and 12 hours in use. It comes with a Fast Charge 12V charger and a USB-C cable.  According to the company, the Power Max P600S is the first...
South Africa’s Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim has emphasised the importance of a national broadband policy, specifically pointing to its role in providing essential services to the people, and committed to the rollout of a policy for the country by end November 2013. Minister Carrim, along with ICT industry leaders,...
There’s no question that cloud computing is one of the big movements in IT circles today. The world-wide adoption of cloud services is growing at an almost exponential rate, due to the capability of cloud platforms to enable new, complex business models and orchestrate globally-based integration networks. Gartner has predicted...
South African transport mapping start-up GoMetro has introduced a new version of its mobile transport application site GoMetro Mini. According to the developers, GoMetro has now been equipped with all 11 official South African languages. According to the company, the platform has been designed to work on older devices. Additionally,...
The AfricaCom Awards are set to take place on the 12th November 2014, at The Waterfront Lookout in Cape Town. The event celebrates and acknowledges leaders in digital technology, ICT, Telecommunications and Media across Africa. As the event grows each year, this year it received just over 161 entries. Adam...
Vodacom South Africa is partnering device manufacturers to introduce the next chapter in the evolution of the Vodacom network, Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) – also known as Super High Definition (SHD) voice or HD Voice+ in a live commercial network. VoLTE subscribers using a compatible handset on the Vodacom...
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