Icasa to radically transform ICT sector

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  The CEO of ICASA, the country's telecommunications regulator, Pakamile Pongwana sent to TechFinancials.co.za a 1400-word long opinion piece addressing various issues affecting the Information Commutations Technology (ICT) industry. For more, read his unedited piece below in which, he  argues: "The Authority is committed to...

Turrito snaps up Antalis WAN outsourcing contract

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  By Staff Writer Turrito Networks, a MICROmega Group company, has been awarded an IT infrastructure upgrade contract from Antalis South Africa to modernise its network. Antalis is one of the largest distributors of printing and digital papers in the country, as well as a range of...

Windows 10 is not really free: you are paying for it with your privacy

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By David Glance Windows 10, it seems, is proving a hit with both the public and the technology press after its release last week. After two days, it had been installed on 67 million PCs. Of course, sceptics may argue that this may have simply been...

MTN Business strengthens management team

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  By Staff Writer MTN Business SA has appointed an industry veteran, Mariana Kruger, as General Manager of Private Sector. Kruger’s appointment comes on the backdrop of MTN Business’ ambitions of aggressively growing its market share in the enterprise space and venturing into new markets. Kruger is...

Just FYI: e-toll collections aren’t on the rise

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  By Staff Writer In light of media reports yesterday that e-Toll revenues are increasing, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) warned on Tuesday that e-toll revenues are grossly down by 35% and is almost 70% off SANRAL’s original target of R260 million per month. “When comparing...

Vodacom eyes mobile reseller opportunity in Zambia

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  By Gugu Lourie The Zambian gross domestic product remained largely unaffected by the global economic crisis and was expected to grow at about 8% per annum, according to market research. Predictably, telcos are seeing growth opportunities in Zambia. Vodacom Business sees growth opportunities in the enterprise information...

People should have the ‘right to wipe’ youthful online indiscretions

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  By Greg Singh There was a time before Facebook and social media and text messaging. But for the current and subsequent generations they’re already here, whether or not they’re aware of them. Inevitably this can lead to ill thought-out or regrettable public posts. It’s said that...

Tarsus is redefining tech distribution industry

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There is nothing that trumps the ease-of-doing-business in an “overcrowded” and “hyper-competitive” technology distribution industry such as the one in South Africa, which is characterised by price wars. That’s the word of Miles Crisp, the chief executive officer of Tarsus Technology Group (Tarsus), formerly known...

Vodacom targets SMEs space in Nigeria

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  By Gugu Lourie Vodacom Business Africa is looking for opportunities in adjacent markets in Nigeria – Africa’s biggest economy and most populous country. It is targeting small companies with growth potential. Vodacom Business chief officer Vuyani Jarana said the cellphone giant was looking at how to address...

SweepSouth to join Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups accelerator

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  By Staff Writer Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and startup accelerator, 500 Startups, has announced its 14th batch of startups, which includes the South African home cleaning service, SweepSouth. This is the first time a local company has been selected by 500 Startups, with only a...