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6 Great Ways Leaders Can Keep Staff Connected While Working Remotely

Over the past year, many South African businesses and their employees were thrown head-first into the world of remote working for the first time. Some employers found this new approach has enabled them to reduce operating costs and increase productivity....

7 Video Conferencing Alternatives to Zoom

With the onset of the COVID-19 remote work exodus that has seen billions stuck at home, video conferencing apps have exploded in popularity. At the forefront is the service Zoom. However, with Zoom's explosive popularity came a series of highly...

COVID-19 Fintech Surge to Further Disrupt Traditional Bank Sector

It is speculated that traditional banks will fall even further behind in market share and customer experience due to the global coronavirus pandemic, warns Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group- one of the world’s largest independent financial...

COVID-19 News: Kenya’s Judiciary is Sending Court Judgements via Email and Videochat

Kenya's Judiciary, the country's ruling court authority, is sending out notices on social media informing lawyers that it will be delivering pending judgements through electronic means - including videochat and emails - writes Tech Weez. Like many other government and...

Uganda: Social media tax payers fall to 6.8 mln

According to a quarterly report by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the number of internet subscribers who paid the social media tax reduced from 8.04 million in July 2018 to 6.84 million people in September.41 Last year, Uganda’s parliament passed...

WATCH: Microsoft Office shows off newly redesigned icons since 2013

Microsoft recently announced new, redesigned icons for all Office 365 applications to reflect a modern real-time and cloud-based approach for the Redmond giant. The company announced that the redesigned Office icons come as part of its focus towards pushing Office...

Skype calling now available on Alexa

If you’ve got an Amazon Echo device, you’d soon be able to call your friends and family on Skype via Alexa – no matter what device they are using. Microsoft, announced this week that Amazon's Echo lineup will support basic...

Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

Over the course of the last few years, various technology trends such as cloud computing, social networking, mobility, and analytics have disrupted established business models as well as industries and changed the way and speed at which people communicate...

OTT regulation? That’s so over-the-top

The first item on the South African Parliament's agenda this year was an eleventh hour hearing, scheduled by the Portfolio on Telecommunications and Postal Service (the Department). The hearing was ostensibly prompted by calls from mobile network service operators (Operators)...

Skype for Business to enable the connected company

Productivity today is centred on conversations—sometimes a quick instant message or call, and sometimes a meeting planned in advance that incorporates voice, video and content sharing. With many different avenues of communication, people need tools that allow them flexibility in...
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R500 Million to Expand Broadband in Townships & Rural Areas

This financial year, Vodacom Eastern Cape plans to invest R500 million as part of its larger digital inclusion strategy...
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