Wireless Communication

Internet of Things needs more cowbell

If you want to jump-start your industry, connect your appliances, vehicles and, yes, even your cattle

WBS back in broadband play

Despite serious questions about its deal with Icasa, the firm remains hot property

Apple Watch a catalyst in wireless charging technology

Apple's new product rollout - including the Apple Watch - could see consumers pulling the plug on charging cords.

Samsung makes 5G breakthrough

Samsung has tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that will eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second.

TV White Spaces trial launch involves W Cape schools

Google, the Wireless Access Providers’ Association and partners have launched a Television White Spaces trial involving 10 schools in Cape Town.

Techie challenge: How good is wi-fi in SA?

Ruckus Wireless has issued a challenge to the Techie Guy, Liron Segev, to test just how good wi-fi around South Africa is.

Telecoms industry in flux

Wireline revenues are down an average of 5% worldwide annually over the past five years.

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs