ARTICLES RELATING TO ICT

Getting SA properly connected

2016-04-28 12:12

South Africa’s ICT services leave much wanting. Why does SA lag behind other African countries and what needs to be done to get our citizens connected?

EXCLUSIVE: Tech experts quit govt broadband council

2016-01-14 12:59

At least three top independent technology experts have resigned from a national broadband council amid allegations of insufficient guidance from government.

Africa must focus on oceans, power and ICTs - Zuma

2015-09-28 09:48

A focus on oceans, power generation and ICTs will move Africa towards a new era of inclusive growth, says President Jacob Zuma.

SA public ICT spending to hit $707m in 2019

2015-07-09 16:42

Experts are projecting that South Africa’s public sector ICT spending will rise to over $700m in four years from now.

SA in bottom half of connectivity index

2015-04-23 16:59

South Africa ranks 33 out of 50 countries on a global connectivity index unveiled by Chinese telecoms equipment company Huawei.

Naspers' Tencent bet pays off as shares surge

2015-04-13 19:04

Shares in Naspers, South Africa's biggest firm by value, has been lifted by the rising fortunes of China's Tencent in which it holds a minority stake.

Oger Telecom may sell Cell C stake - chair

2015-03-05 18:19

Oger Telecom is looking at the possibility of selling its majority stake in Cell C, the chairperson of the Middle Eastern firm has told Reuters.

Wipro injects R3.8m in SA tech skills

2015-02-23 11:02

The New York Stock Exchange listed technology company is boosting its skills development and job creation efforts in South Africa.

JD.com, Tencent to invest $1.55bn in Bitauto

2015-01-09 18:11

Chinese auto information website operator Bitauto Holdings said JD.com and Tencent Holdings would invest about $1.3bn in the company.

Africa’s top five tech trends for 2015

2014-11-27 11:44

African countries boosting their internet access levels and greater telecommunications competition on the continent are among key predictions made from a research firm.

 

EOH snaps up Aptronics for R194m

2016-04-14 09:33

South African IT services business EOH has acquired 100% of networking and infrastructure business Aptronics for R194m.

SA ICT spend to top R26.6bn

2015-12-07 14:11

The local ICT market is forging ahead with 2.6% growth despite a challenging economic outlook for the country.

Nod for Datacentrix-Infrasol acquisition deal

2015-09-14 12:00

The Competition Commission has given local technology company Datacentrix the green light to buy infrastructure design and deployment business Infrasol.

Articles compared in copyright case

2015-05-07 17:31

The copyright dispute between Moneyweb and Media24 has moved to comparing articles in the High Court in Johannesburg.

SA slips in global ICT index

2015-04-15 09:38

Falling lower down the World Economic Forum global information and communication technology rankings is becoming an annual occurrence for SA, a report shows.

DiData eyes data center growth to boost profit

2015-03-06 19:30

IT firm Dimension Data is on track to reach $8bn in revenues this year, maintaining double digit growth led by its push into data centres, the firm's chief executive says.

Cell C says revenue up 16%

2015-02-24 17:08

Cell C says it grew its full-year revenue by 16% and plans to invest R2.2bn partially in new technology this year.

Siemens to slash 7 400 jobs - source

2015-02-05 19:15

German engineering giant Siemens is planning to cut around 7 400 jobs, perhaps 3 300 in Germany as part of on-going mass restructuring plan.

M&As, new players dominate Africa telecoms

2014-12-10 12:18

Communication markets in Africa will become more liberal, especially in countries where governments understand the link between ICT and economic growth.

Bharti Airtel to sell phone masts - source

2014-11-19 15:30

Bharti Airtel's planned disposal of mobile phone towers in Africa will see it sell masts to Helios Towers and Eaton Towers, a source says.

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