Huge Group is merging independent telco company Otel with its networks business, Huge Networks (the Transactions). Huge Networks is a subsidiary company of the JSE-listed Huge Group and a data service provider and communications company. Otel is a nationwide...
From mobile voice notes to IP-based voice calls, voice is once again dominating communications. “Businesses and consumers alike are rediscovering the efficiency advantages provided by person-to-person, voice-based communication and this trend is set to...
September 27, 2018 •
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In a landscape of digitally-driven transformation, more and more forward-thinking organisations are turning to modern technological solutions to make doing business easier. If you stay up to date with your colleagues via Skype, or Whatsapp call a client to...
April 1, 2015 •
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Gilat Satcom has unveiled the launch of its ‘Village Island’ portfolio, which according to the company enables rural villages and remote communities in Africa where ARPUs are low to take control of their digital futures. According to the company, the...
Bringing internet to people in rural areas where infrastructure deployment is expensive and tricky, is becoming a priority throughout the world. Twenty three companies and organisations from around the globe – including South Africa – recently got...
Zamir Telecom today announced the expansion of its wholesale VoIP network into Africa in response to increasing demand from its customers. Zamir has signed its first partner, Exchange Telecom Ltd, one of Nigeria’s six interconnect exchange carriers,...
September 3, 2013 •
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Just as Voice over Internet Protocol is in the process of becoming firmly entrenched as a standard approach for ‘landline’ telecommunications, a new frontier is rapidly opening up. The consumerisation of technology has consumers of all kinds carrying with...
June 19, 2013 •
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While many organisations have made the move to the cloud and virtualised applications and servers in their data centres, they have been slow to virtualise Unified Communications (UC) applications says Ruckus Wireless, Inc. However, with the technological...
April 8, 2013 •
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In the last few years, there have been several factors that have driven the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market, creating shifts in the way businesses operate. These trends include the explosion of the smartphone and tablet market, the Bring...
February 13, 2013 •
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Net2Phone, one of the largest distributor-based VoIP providers in the world, has announced that its SIP Trunking solution is compliant with key small and medium enterprise solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration systems, software...
December 3, 2012 •
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Voice over IP. What’s left to say? You can save money. Lots of it. It’s great for moves and changes, super easy, even the receptionist can do them. Sure. Tell me something I don’t know. How about this: most of what you hear in these conversations about...
November 28, 2012 •
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How often have you heard a small business owner, friend, colleague or online forum contributor bemoaning the terrible quality or support of their network connectivity, Internet and telecoms services? All too often. And while this may give grim comfort...
November 6, 2012 •
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The argument for using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as a cost-cutting tool in businesses has long been won. In many instances, VoIP has cut costs in organisations by up to 50%. For others, the experience with VoIP was less than satisfactory –...
October 18, 2012 •
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Organisations that still doubt the suitability of Voice over IP for business must have missed the final act, in which VoIP grows up, gets the girl and drives off into the sunset in smoking hot yet reliable wheels. Today, IP solutions can offer...
The arrival of voice over IP and cloud-based telephony undoubtedly started a new era in South African telecoms. However, the reliance by small companies on ADSL as a link for their voice communications is threatening the uptake of VoIP and putting their...
July 23, 2012 •
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“There can be no doubt that businesses have to employ technology if they hope to compete,” says Rob Lith, Director of Connection Telecom. “When it comes to investing in cloud computing and virtualization, the return on investment may very well be the...