Thursday, June 13, 2024
No menu items!

Internet connection

How Wits University’s New “Light Beam” Tech Can Bring Fibre to Informal Settlements

A team of students and lecturers from South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) is developing new technology at the Optical Communications Laboratory (OC Lab) in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering. The team hopes the new low-cost innovation can...

Why data-light apps are vital for developing/emerging markets

The developing world is venturing online. Thanks to a surge in smartphones, billions more people are connecting to the internet all over Africa, South America and Asia. In fact, last year saw a half of the global population using...

Catalysing the future of South African Professionals

A good pharmacist should have certain qualities. They should be friendly, efficient, knowledgeable on a wide range of medications and their contraindications and be organised. But do they need to be human? Perhaps not anymore. In March 2018, Gauteng Health...

Using technology to upgrade your small business

Technophobia is a phenomenon that can be exaggerated. There are very few people today who completely disavow all electronics and choose to live a life cut off from the digital world. Instead, It usually manifests in more subtle ways: an...

Here are Africa’s top most connected countries

We aren’t particularly known in Africa for our internet connectedness, in fact, as you may already know, we sit behind the rest of the world in this space. But that’s not to say that some countries aren’t striving ahead...

Top 10 African countries with the fastest download speeds listed

Internet penetration is growing in Africa and more people use the internet for various reasons such as work, school, accessing information as well as, more recently, streaming video content such as YouTube, Netflix, Showmax, and more. New streaming video...

Libya’s Internet connection restored

As Libyan rebels rolled into Tripoli on Sunday evening, 21 August 2011, the country’s Internet went down. On Monday, 22 August 2011, as promised by rebel leaders, Internet services were restored. The announcement was made prior to the Transitional National Council,...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

End of Print Era: Iconic Newspapers Shut Down

Media24 has announced the closing of numerous venerable newspapers, including City Press, Rapport, Beeld, and the Daily Sun, in...
- Advertisement -spot_img