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Posts Tagged ‘wireless’

  • Africa, Wireless, Technology, Challenges, Opportunities, Internet, Mobile, Data

    Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

    August 2, 2017 • General, Hardware, Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments 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...

  • NewTelco SA launches African based IaaS offering for international Telcos

    Wireless – an advantageous alternative to fibre?

    March 2, 2017 • Online & Social, OpinionComments 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...

  • Paul Williams, Country Manager SADC at Fortinet.

    Fortifying Wireless Security Key To A Robust Network

    January 30, 2017 • Opinion, 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...

  • Jogba earbuds by Walton Blank

    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...

  • Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

    Thank you for the Wi-Fi

    March 4, 2014 • OpinionComments 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...

  • WAPA Chairperson Mohammad Patel. (Image source: WAPA)

    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...

  • Shane Chorley, Vox Telecom: Executive Head of Network and Operations (image: Vox)

    Why not all Wi-Fis are created equal

    October 17, 2013 • OpinionComments 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's Ultrathin Touch Mouse, available in black and white (image: Logitech)

    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...

  • iBurst extends coverage of wireless network

    September 27, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on iBurst extends coverage of wireless network

    iBurst, a service provider within the wireless Internet access and business communications solutions space, has extended the coverage of its wireless network as a result of a satellite access partnership with SkyeVine, a wholesale operator and provider of...

  • WASPA asks for help to reduce spam

    December 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on WASPA asks for help to reduce spam

    Spam has become so prevalent on the Internet that some researchers estimate up to 90% of all e-mail traffic is spam. As mobile communication has grown in popularity, mobile spam, or m-spam, is similarly increasing. However, m-spam is currently nowhere close...

  • SMC speeds up SA’s networking capability

    July 19, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on SMC speeds up SA’s networking capability

    SMC Networks, a provider of LAN hardware and broadband connectivity devices, has announced the launch of its new EZ Connec N Wireless PCI Express Adapter, the SMCWPCIeS-N. The wireless PCI Express adapter provides the speed, coverage and security demanded by...