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  • AirPods with wireless charging case expected to roll out in 2019

    December 6, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on AirPods with wireless charging case expected to roll out in 2019

    Apple’s popular wireless earphones “AirPods” are expected to launch with wireless charging support in the first quarter of 2019 and an upgraded design is set to roll out in 2020, says KGI securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to Kuo, the new...

  • Sprint enhances South Africa network capabilities through Johannesburg PoP with CMC Networks

    June 8, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sprint enhances South Africa network capabilities through Johannesburg PoP with CMC Networks

    Sprint announced the opening of a Johannesburg, South Africa Point of Presence (PoP), further adding to Sprint’s extensive global Wireline backbone network. Sprint’s existing relationship with CMC Networks, a Pan Africa provider, has been extended...

  • The road to 5G and challenges ahead

    MTN and Huawei unveil Africa’s first 5G field trial

    May 8, 2018 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN and Huawei unveil Africa’s first 5G field trial

    MTN and Huawei have unveiled what they call Africa’s first 5G field trial with an end-to-end Huawei 5G solution. The field trial demonstrated a 5G fixed-wireless access use case with Huawei’s 5G 28GHz millimetre-wave technology in a “real-world”...

  • Benefits of using wireless networks for the needs of seaports

    Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

    August 2, 2017 • General, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

    Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages. Across the globe, access to...

  • By Eckart Zollner, Group Business Development, Jasco

    Wireless – an advantageous alternative to fibre?

    March 2, 2017 • Online & SocialComments Off on Wireless – an advantageous alternative to fibre?

    Fibre to the premises (FTTx), be it home or office, is a very hot topic at the moment. Virtually everybody living or working in urban areas has seen some sort of fibre activity happening, with trenches being dug and fibre termination points cropping up on...

  • Fortifying Wireless Security Key To A Robust Network

    January 30, 2017 • SecurityComments (1)

    Multiple unidentifiable devices fuelled by Shadow IT creates vulnerabilities in enterprise networks. Most organizations think they have their security taken care of but ironically, CIOs today are not accounting for how their network is actually accessed. A...

  • Style meets Innovation with new Jogba earbuds by Walton Blank

    January 9, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, RetailComments Off on Style meets Innovation with new Jogba earbuds by Walton Blank

    A truly limitless future where complexity, wires and bulkiness are a thing of the past. This is what inspired the team behind Jogab to create a brand for next generation products. Their first product launch, Jogab wireless earbuds, looks to transform the way...

  • Thank you for the Wi-Fi

    March 4, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Thank you for the Wi-Fi

    The good news is that Wi-Fi is finally taking its rightful place in the industry. The bad news – not all Wi-Fi is made equal. This is the sentiment of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS), a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly...

  • Wireless Access Providers’ Association responds to ‘South Africa Connect’

    December 9, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Wireless Access Providers’ Association responds to ‘South Africa Connect’

    Members of the Wireless Access Providers’ Association of South Africa (WAPA) are uniquely positioned to assist in the achievement of the progressive broadband policy announced by the Cabinet last week. The aim of the National Broadband Policy, Strategy and...

  • Why not all Wi-Fis are created equal

    October 17, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Why not all Wi-Fis are created equal

    Although Wi-Fi technology has become part and parcel of the average office’s connectivity, only a select few are able to distinguish a good router from the bad. Plugging a standard, off-shelf router into your office connection might provide access – but...

  • Logitech launches ultra-thin Touch Mouse

    August 28, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Logitech launches ultra-thin Touch Mouse

    Today Logitech  introduced its first ultra-portable touch mouse. The slim design of the Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse perfectly complements today’s computers, with sleek lines and a brushed aluminum body. “Our personal technology needs are evolving...

  • Airtel in massive Africa wi-fi rollout

    February 27, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel in massive Africa wi-fi rollout

    Established international telecommunications company Airtel announced it will deploy Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi carrier-grade access points across 17 African nations in an effort to boost high-speed service to regions that readily rely upon 2G networks. The...

  • IT News Africa to attend Mobile World Congress

    February 22, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on IT News Africa to attend Mobile World Congress

    The biggest mobile showcase in Europe will once again kick off in Barcelona, Spain on 25 February, and IT News Africa will be there to cover all the news, events and keynotes. Mobile World Congress (MWC) brings together some of the world’s biggest industry...

  • AccessKenya wants faster Internet, rolls out fiber

    January 22, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on AccessKenya wants faster Internet, rolls out fiber

    AccessKenya Group announced that it has begun to optimize its network in an effort to deliver faster Internet speeds to Kenyans. The new roll-out of fiber will take place over the course of this year and the company said it will increase speeds dramatically....

  • Huawei announces participation in 8ta Wi-fi Cab Program

    October 19, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei announces participation in 8ta Wi-fi Cab Program

    Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, announced that they will be participating in the upcoming 8ta Wifi Cab Program, available exclusively through 8ta. Huawei  E5331 wireless modem offers the same...

  • What LTE means for Africa in the long term

    October 16, 2012 • FeaturesComments (4)

    October 2012 has been a momentous month for South Africa’s mobile industry – or that is what management and staff at local mobile and telecommunication service provider Vodacom are likely feeling. The company has officially launched its Long Term...