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  • SARAO joins the Ceph Foundation to advance open source storage

    SARAO joins the Ceph Foundation to advance open source storage

    November 14, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on SARAO joins the Ceph Foundation to advance open source storage

    The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) joined 30 other members in the establishment of the Ceph Foundation, to manage the massive growth in data and information generated from cloud, container, and Artificial Intelligence applications. The...

  • Former Director of SKA-SA wins NRF Lifetime Award

    Former Director of SKA-SA wins NRF Lifetime Award

    September 26, 2018 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Former Director of SKA-SA wins NRF Lifetime Award

    Today, Dr. Bernard Fanaroff who led the effort for South Africa to win the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope ‘which will be world’s largest telescope’ and the design and construction MeerKAT radio telescope, was honoured with the...

  • Satellite industry showcases at South African Innovation Summit

    Satellite industry showcases at South African Innovation Summit

    September 16, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Satellite industry showcases at South African Innovation Summit

    The South African satellite industry had the opportunity to showcase their inventions at the South African Innovation Summit (SAIS) organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in Cape Town from 12 to 14 September this week. The SCS Space...

  • Stratosat Datacom, Kymeta Corporation partner to deliver broadband satellite connectivity on-the-move to mobility customers

    Satcoms partner to deliver broadband connectivity on-the-move

    September 11, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Satcoms partner to deliver broadband connectivity on-the-move

    The first commercially available flat-panel, electronically-steered antenna from Kymeta delivers satellite connectivity where it’s never been before. Stratosat Datacom and Kymeta Corporation, flat-panel satellite antennas, are herewith announcing a...

  • Radio telescope presents biggest ever data challenge

    Radio telescope presents biggest ever data challenge

    September 5, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Radio telescope presents biggest ever data challenge

    “The MeerKAT telescope is the beginning of the creation of a data monster.” – Professor Russ Taylor, Director of IDIA At a recent Science Café held in Grahamstown, Director of the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) Professor...

  • Satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

    Satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

    August 30, 2018 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

    Avanti Communications Group, a leading satellite operator, providing Ka-Band satellite data communications services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, have announced the official launch of its South Africa-based operations as of 29 August...

  • Connecting the Unconnected with Mobile Reach

    Connecting the Unconnected with Mobile Reach

    August 3, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on Connecting the Unconnected with Mobile Reach

    With the continued evolution of satellite technology, the world is becoming an increasingly smaller place. Areas that were once impossible to reach – cargo ships in the middle of the Pacific or airplanes flying at 35,000 feet – can now stay connected...

  • Africa gets first in-flight Wi-Fi installation

    July 9, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa gets first in-flight Wi-Fi installation

    Honeywell International has confirmed the first installations of its JetWave satellite communications hardware in Africa, bringing in-flight Wi-Fi solution to business jets on the African continent for the first time. ExecuJet South Africa installed...

  • New technologies expanding satellite markets

    New technologies expanding satellite markets

    May 30, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on New technologies expanding satellite markets

      Satellite has proved its worth as a connectivity medium in areas where there is no fixed line infrastructure. While it has remained a niche solution as a result of the logistics involved in the installation and management of the dishes, new technology...