Standardisation doors open for Africa
Developing countries must grow from being users of technologies to being active in setting global standards.
Gaming drives high-performance computing
In recent years, high-performance computing has been used more extensively for gaming than for business. This trend isn`t about to change any time soon.
Cables: it's all coming together
For once, government pulls it together and realises the folly of doubling up on cable projects.
A costly gold mine
South Africa`s move from an analogue to a digital terrestrial broadcasting platform will cost the country billions of rand, with government, broadcasters and even consumers having to shell out large amounts of cash in the process.
Desperately seeking company
Virgin Mobile has not only found its feet in the South African mobile market, but now it wants competition in the virtual operator space.
The uphill struggle continues
Icasa may no longer be mired in unconstructive scandals that saw the regulator slammed for being incompetent, but it still faces some tough times ahead.
In the doldrums?
Cell C appears to be in trouble, but denies all allegations and claims it`s on track for exponential growth.
Long wait for WiMax almost over
Companies planning to deploy WiMax should be on the lookout for regulations byIcasa outlining how it plans to allocate spectrum.
Telkom/BCX merger hearings continue
The proposed merger between Telkom and Business Connexion is still being decided on.
Into the arms of success
Initial scepticism from others has driven Motorola`s regional sales manager Stephany Ogbonmwan to succeed in a tough business world.
Passionate about transforming society
The local sector must get rid of the stereotype that women don`t understand ICT, says Dr Sebiletso Mokone-Matabane, winner of this year`s ICT Leader award.
DIY international pipes
Telecoms operators and Vans licence holders may self-provide for international bandwidth by January 2007.
Amending the amendments
Sending the Icasa Amendment Bill back to Parliament was a good thing – on the face of it.