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Johannesburg - If there’s one thing that South African businesses have become acutely aware of in recent years it is the importance of information and communications technology (ICT) in growing their revenues.

In the past five years, we have seen significant innovations across business sectors - from major banks who offer a wide variety of digital services to small business owners who are marketing their products on social media.

Now fibre is also being rolled out to homes and businesses across the country. However, while there has been phenomenal progress in South Africa’s ICT sector, there are still several challenges that must be addressed to ensure that our digital economy continues to grow, according to David Rozzio managing director of HP South Africa and Africa.

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