Draft plan on 4IR expected in October - communications minister

2019-09-09 05:00

The first draft of the Presidential Commission's blueprint on the Fourth Industrial Revolution is expected to be released in October, according to Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.

A game reserve bordering the Kruger built a high-tech fortress the size of a major city – and reduced poaching by 96%

2018-05-09 06:11

Almost the size of Pretoria, this 62,000 hectare private reserve on the border with Kruger National Park has upped its game against poaching with biometrics, sniffer dogs, and a huge WiFi zone.

Smarter networks will fight ‘internet of threats’ risk

2015-11-18 11:32

Connecting objects such as cars to the internet can become a risky business if security threats aren't properly handled, says a networking expert.

Internet access to 'spike' in SA

2015-06-29 08:35

South Africa is forecast to see a massive jump in internet traffic as more people switch to smartphones and other smart devices, according to a survey.

Porn viewing surges online in SA

2015-06-03 09:03

South Africans love sport, sunshine and boerewors - but web traffic also shows that locals love their online racy content too.

Adoption of 4G to accelerate in SA - Cisco

2015-04-08 15:43

Networks equipped with 4G technology will generate 56.1% of total mobile data traffic in South Africa by 2019, says the company.

SA broadband policy 'on track', says Cisco

2015-03-26 16:52

Despite the minimal reference to broadband in the State of the Nation, the government has a robust policy to roll out services, says an industry player.

SA mobile data growth to surge 63% per year

2015-02-26 15:28

Mobile data is set for an 11 fold growth in South Africa as machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and smart devices become more mainstream in the country.

Facebook shifts to video as demand soars

2015-01-08 11:38

Facebook may yet prove to be the biggest threat to Google's YouTube as an increasing number of people on the social network watch video.

Cisco to cut 6 000 jobs in streamlining move

2014-08-14 13:30

US computer networking giant Cisco Systems has said it plans to slash some 6 000 jobs, or 8% of its global workforce in the coming year.

 
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Tech firms help SA nab rhino poachers

2016-04-22 16:02

South Africa is using technology to keep poachers away from rhinos by tracking people moving in and out of a game reserve near Kruger National Park - whether it be by landing a helicopter, cutting through a fence or driving past the gate.

Fin24 users unhappy over SA internet speeds

2015-06-29 14:21

In light of South Africa’s internet population growing, Fin24 users say that it’s high time that the country steps up its internet speeds as well.

Demand for online video soars in SA

2015-06-19 08:55

South Africans are racing to adopt video and are watching more and longer rich media clips on smartphones, new research shows.

SA 'not spending enough' on broadband

2015-04-22 08:49

The Internet Service Providers' Association has called on the government to spend more money on broadband as the country eyes the goal of universal access by 2020.

SKA broadband centre opens in PE

2015-03-27 09:02

A new broadband centre intended to support the work of the Square Kilometre Array has been opened at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

MTN offers cheap smartphone data - with a catch

2015-03-03 10:45

MTN has launched a data bundle package at lower cost but with a shorter expiration date to encourage data consumption on its network.

Why blocking Facebook, Twitter at work could 'backfire'

2015-02-10 12:22

Blocking social media for employees might be tempting for managers looking to boost productivity, but such a policy may backfire, says a new security report.

Cloud computing surge for Africa, Middle East

2014-11-13 10:42

Region is forecast to become the world’s fastest growing market for cloud services, says network equipment maker Cisco.

Online video conferencing set to spike

2014-06-10 09:30

Online video will soon become the preferred method of communication for businesses as it allows for more efficient collaboration.

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