Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
South Africans who enjoy streaming on mobile devices are in for a treat as operators race to capture eyeballs with free or reduced data offers.
South Africa leads in mobile application downloads in the Sub-Saharan Africa market as consumers in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya race to catch up.
Mobile operators have made a significant contribution to the Sub-Saharan economy in the last year, an international organisation has found.
More needs to be done to ensure Wi-Fi technology delivers on its potential to boost local gross domestic product, says an industry body.
The South African government should not get involved in the high speed mobile broadband spectrum market, an international body has warned.
Local operators need to significantly cut the fees that they charge for international calling in the region, says an international body.
The City of Tshwane's online television network has notched up one million downloads, according to Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.
Slow deployment of mobile applications present a real risk to companies as they ignore the move toward mobile at their peril, new research shows.
The City of Cape Town and Orange announced on Thursday the launch of a Wi-Fi network that would offer limited free internet access in some of the city's poorer suburbs.
Orange has no plans to buy struggling South African mobile operators though the French-based telecoms firm is open to discussions.
South Africa is set for increasing sharing between mobile networks as profitability pressures force compromise, according to the MTN CEO.
Mobile broadband is growing at the healthiest pace in South Africa and will account for half of all 4G connections in the Southern African Development Community.
Growth in Africa's mobile phone users is set to slow sharply in the next five years, a study has showed.
Internet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in South Africa, but the technology is hamstrung by cost challenges, says an analyst.
South Africa's adoption of digital terrestrial television (DTT) should be carefully evaluated and perhaps even dumped, says an industry insider.
Super high speed broadband speeds of 450mbps are possible in Africa, a new demonstration project has shown in Angola.
South Africa does not have the necessary spectrum to cater for the country's growing appetite for mobile data, say experts.
All mobile operators are not huge financial cash machines, especially where multiple players vie for market share in one country, says an international organisation.
Governments should not seek to tax mobile operators out of existence, says an international organisation.
Men are ruling the digital world - creating a more sexist arena online than we face in the real world, industry leaders have claimed.
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