Making sense of telco bills
The cost to communicate is coming down, but only if companies know how to read their telecommunications bills, says telecoms expense management company DataRoom.
Google’s man in Africa
As country head of Google South Africa, Stephen Newton has to be businessman, diplomat and possibly warrior in meeting his company’s objectives.
The devil and the detail
President Jacob Zuma was almost mum on technology during his State of the Nation address. Surprising? Perhaps not.
Icasa’s swing and miss
The regulator’s ill-timed swipe at Vodacom will cost it dearly.
Sea change for African connectivity
The West-African Cable System will change the face of African connectivity forever, but the story of how it came about is even more fascinating.
Square pegs in round holes
Business units and IT can and have to meet if the enterprise is going to survive the digital revolution. The CIO plays a central role in this.
Eyes right!!! …but are they the right eyes?
Industry’s initial reaction to the appointments of Siphiwe Nyanda and Dina Pule as minister and deputy minister of communications has been deafening by its silence.
From soft touch to touchstone.
The Shuttleworth Foundation has realised that throwing money at a problem doesn`t make it go away.
The CIO is redundant
The CIO of the future will more than likely be the CEO of the future. That`s if Gartner`s Pete Janse van Vuuren is to be believed.
InfraCo a go!
In its haste to establish a new broadband supplier, government could trip over its own feet.
Vodacom`s WiMax iBurst
Vodacom`s purchase of a ten percent stake in iBurst has upped the ante.
Councillor selection circus
If any illusions were created that suggest the local telecoms sector is in the grip of a conspiracy, the interview process for the five new Icasa councillors should put that to rest.
A luta continua em Knysna
In a tourist town on the Cape south coast, a campaign is afoot to overthrow the ICT establishment. It`s winning friends and influencing complacent officials.