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Posts Tagged ‘cape town’

  • Microsoft Translator

    Langa residents take on digital age with WDC & Microsoft

    August 27, 2014 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Langa residents take on digital age with WDC & Microsoft

    World Design Capital (WDC) project iKhaya le Langa is opening a space where the local community can use a library of devices – supported by Microsoft – which will empower and uplift the community of Langa, leaving a lasting legacy. Using a range...

  • Super-group of quadrocopters to be showcased in SA

    August 1, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Super-group of quadrocopters to be showcased in SA

    A super-group of quadrocopters that work together and operate without remote control, are on their way to Cape Town to demonstrate their astonishing manoeuvres and feats. The roboticists that make these machines dance, build towers, catch balls and juggle...

  • Cape Town-“Most Congested City In South Africa”

    June 4, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cape Town-“Most Congested City In South Africa”

    TomTom (TOM2), a global leader in traffic, today published its 4th annual global traffic index for 2013. The results revealed that Cape Town is now the most congested city in South Africa, surpassing Johannesburg which was the most congested city in 2012....

  • South African game available on Steam

    April 8, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on South African game available on Steam

    Cape Town developer Free Lives announced today that their title Broforce is now available on Steam Early Access. Steam is an international digital game store for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms, and attracts millions of users a month. The title is being made...

  • Orange Horizons testing WiFi services in South Africa

    April 4, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange Horizons testing WiFi services in South Africa

    Orange Horizons confirms that it has launched the initial research and test stage of its planned WiFi service offering in South Africa. Orange has partnered with Cape Town-based African Eagle Tourism, to provide free WiFi services within their fleet of...

  • In Pictures: This is what makes Africa’s internet possible

    April 3, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: This is what makes Africa’s internet possible

    The vessel Léon Thévenin does an amazing job. Currently docked in Cape Town, South Africa, the ship is the main reason undersea fibre optic cables such as Seacom, EASSY and others keep operating – well, partly. At 107.8 m in length and 17.8 m in breadth,...

  • Nigeria’s Phase3 Telecom inks deal with Hong Kong Telecom

    March 28, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s Phase3 Telecom inks deal with Hong Kong Telecom

    Nigerian-based Phase3 Telecom has entered into an agreement with Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) through the company’s international division PCCW Global, which will offer Phase3 access to HKT’s international MPLS network. The network currently covers Nairobi,...

  • South Africa: EOH rolls out 10 Gbps broadband service

    March 18, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: EOH rolls out 10 Gbps broadband service

    Telecommunications company EOH Network Solutions has today established one of the first 10 Gbps services to go live over the recently deployed Fibreco network between Gauteng and Cape Town. Stuart Hardy, Business Unit Manager of EOH’s Networks Division,...

  • Wipro opens Computer Learning Incubator in SA

    March 14, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Wipro opens Computer Learning Incubator in SA

    Wipro, a global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, has launched a Computer Learning Incubator and a library at the Gobandlovu Primary School, located in Esikhawini in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Gobandlovu Primary School is among...

  • Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

    March 3, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

    As part of a multi-million dollar (US) investment in its satellite business, Liquid Telecom is the first operator to build a satellite hub at Teraco’s vendor-neutral earth station in South Africa. This hub enables Liquid Telecom to route African traffic...

  • Ericsson Head Quarters

    Mobile subscriptions to reach 9.3-billion by 2019

    November 15, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile subscriptions to reach 9.3-billion by 2019

    In its annual Mobility Report unveiled at the AfricaCom 2103 Conference, held recently in Cape Town, technology manufacturer and vendor Ericsson noted that there has been a steady increase in the number of mobile connections – including Africa. “The...

  • AfricaCom Awards … and the winners are

    November 15, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on AfricaCom Awards … and the winners are

    At a glittering gala event held overlooking the picturesque Table Bay, Cape Town, the ICT, Telecommunications and Media industries came together to celebrate and acknowledge some of the industry’s best achievements that have taken place across the African...

  • In pictures: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 launch

    September 29, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on In pictures: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 launch

    Electronics maker Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Gear and the new Galaxy 10.1 tablet on Thursday night at a launch event in Cape Town, South Africa. “We introduced the original GALAXY Note in 2011 and launched a whole new smart device...

  • Samsung’s Galaxy Gear is not backwards-compatible

    September 27, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung’s Galaxy Gear is not backwards-compatible

    Electronics manufacturer Samsung released and unveiled their new flagship Galaxy device at a media briefing in Cape Town, South Africa yesterday. “The new Galaxy Note 3 is not just a mobile device, it is offering to be a lifestyle device. Today, 65% of...

  • Why companies need Chief Data Officers

    September 20, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Why companies need Chief Data Officers

    At Gartner’s annual Symposium, held recently in Cape Town, South Africa, discussion turned to the emerging role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO). Analyst Saul Judah from the global research and analysis firm’s London office reflected on what this...

  • South Africa apprehensive about cloud computing

    September 19, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on South Africa apprehensive about cloud computing

    With the growth of technology, the relevance of cloud computing emerged as an important issue at Gartner’s recently-concluded Symposium and ITXpo, held in Cape Town, South Africa. Local mobile operator MTN has a number of cloud offerings, but the...