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Posts Tagged ‘Wi-Fi’

  • How to get a fibre line connected to your home

    How to get a fibre line connected to your home

    June 10, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on How to get a fibre line connected to your home

    By now you’ve heard all the hype around fibre connectivity coming to your suburb. No doubt your neighbours and family are all talking about getting ‘hooked up’. Your teenage children are chomping at the bit to get ridiculously fast internet speeds and...

  • Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

    March 28, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

    In our technology-driven environment, it’s hard to imagine a world without Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi paved the way for the wireless internet connectivity that most of us appreciate we cannot live without at work, leisure or at home. Crediting one single person with the...

  • Look to Wi-Fi for Digital Transformation in Retail

    February 20, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Look to Wi-Fi for Digital Transformation in Retail

    CIOs in the retail sector are increasingly looking to location analytics provided by sophisticated Wi-Fi marketing solutions to address digital transformation. This is the view of Wade Gomes, Sales Director of Corr-Serve, a local value-added distributor that...

  • Conduct infrastructure management at scale with Netshield

    Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

    February 13, 2019 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

    Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new range of fuel and acid spillage rope sensors to its expanding range of IoT monitoring devices. The sensors enable users to better monitor anomalous activity around sensitive...

  • Growth in Africa drives channel market says Westcon and Ruckus Networks

    December 3, 2018 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Growth in Africa drives channel market says Westcon and Ruckus Networks

    The channel market is changing. Not only are we seeing a trend emerging where solutions across different categories are combining to create a more holistic, horizontal approach to the channel offering. But we are also seeing that new lines of business today...

  • Google rolls out telecom service Fi to iPhones

    November 30, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Google rolls out telecom service Fi to iPhones

    On Wednesday, November 28, Google announced that it was expanding its “virtual” telecommunication service that was limited to select Android-powered smartphones to a wider range of devices, including iPhones. Rebranded “Google Fi” provider...

  • This year's Huawei Connect conference is designed to help all businesses and organizations step over the threshold and stake their claim in the intelligent world.

    Huawei activates intelligence to build better smart cities

    October 11, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Huawei activates intelligence to build better smart cities

    Currently underway the Huawei Connect 2018, Huawei held a Smart City Summit with the theme “Activate Intelligence to Build Better Smart Cities”. This year’s Huawei Connect conference is designed to help all businesses and organisations step...

  • Surfline partnership to provide free Wifi to public libraries in Ghana

    Wi-Fi hijacking: a real threat to your security

    September 3, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Wi-Fi hijacking: a real threat to your security

    Every device that is connected to the internet is a potential access point for hackers, risking data and personal information. There are some inherent vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security protocols and hardware components, which can make the lives of hackers...

  • Riaan Graham, sales director for Ruckus Networks, sub-Saharan Africa

    Wi-Fi has another trick up its sleeve and CTOs should take note

    August 29, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Wi-Fi has another trick up its sleeve and CTOs should take note

    Like the businesses it supports, the wireless market is seeing a huge amount of transformation. With each generation, Wi-Fi keeps getting faster. Many factors, and increasing demand, are shaping the market, as new generations and modern technologies enter our...

  • Namibians need safe and secure Wi-Fi

    Namibians need safe and secure Wi-Fi

    August 28, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Namibians need safe and secure Wi-Fi

    Namibians love their Wi-Fi, we hold our smartphones in front of us desperately seeking a Wi-Fi router to latch onto in a hotel, airport, shopping centre, restaurant or any venue we may be at. As soon as the signal is strong enough, we try to connect. ‘No...

  • Wi-Fi to be seen as a “utility” in 2018 says Ruckus

    Wi-Fi to be seen as a “utility” in 2018 says Ruckus

    December 27, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Wi-Fi to be seen as a “utility” in 2018 says Ruckus

    According to Gartner, artificial intelligence, immersive experiences, digital twins, event-thinking and continuous adaptive security, create a foundation for the next generation of digital business models and ecosystems will be the top strategic trends for...

  • Ruckus Networks debuts Wi-Fi 6 in Africa

    SES Networks provides Wi-Fi to participants of the Munga Mountain Bike Race

    December 11, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SES Networks provides Wi-Fi to participants of the Munga Mountain Bike Race

    SES Networks provided Wi-Fi connectivity to participants and organisers of the Munga MTB, a single stage mountain bike race across the middle of South Africa. The race, said to be the toughest race on earth, took place 29 November to 2 December 2017 from...

  • Wi-Fi access

    Reliable Wi-Fi access made possible with Ruckus

    September 27, 2017 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Reliable Wi-Fi access made possible with Ruckus

    Getting a decent Wi-Fi connection in a crowded outdoor space can prove to be a challenge. Because we are now able to work at almost any location or environment, the demand for connectivity wherever we are is high, and the expectation is that whatever...

  • Hubs dot Ng launches Emily, an AI assistant

    Time for Education Institutions to Harness Power of Mobile

    August 8, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Time for Education Institutions to Harness Power of Mobile

    More students access the internet on their mobile phones than laptops or tablets. Education that does not embrace this reality is not meeting students where they are, an expert says. “A survey of students in preparation for the rollout of IIELearn, the...

  • Ruckus Networks Access Points get Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage 2 Designation

    5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

    July 21, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on 5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

    With the constant need to be connected to the world through our mobile devices, combined with high data costs in many African countries, it has become somewhat of a habit to search for public Wi-Fi once out of the house. Free Wi-Fi can sometimes be a...

  • Ruckus Networks debuts Wi-Fi 6 in Africa

    SA firms to offer free Wi-Fi on World Wifi Day

    June 15, 2017 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA firms to offer free Wi-Fi on World Wifi Day

    In a country where unemployment is at a record high and small businesses are increasingly being looked at to stimulate economic growth, ubiquitous, affordable connectivity is a necessity. Recognising and celebrating the significant role of Wi-Fi in connecting...