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Expert advocates for tech adoption to revamp utilities

April 18, 2018 8:09 pm0 comments
SAP on smart cities

JOHANNESBURG – AFRICA’S utilities, some facing violent protests over poor service delivery, have been encouraged to embrace modern technologies to enhance their operations. The recommendation by technology expert and industry adviser, Hannes Venter, comes in the wake of the so-called fourth industrial revolution that sees today’s hyper-connected consumer expecting a reduced environmental […]

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MTN takes aim at rapid IoT growth potential

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MTN Group, photo by CAJ News

JOHANNESBURG – MTN has invested R30 billion (US$2,5 billion) over the past three years to upgrade and stabilise its network infrastructure, officials confirmed as the company outlined plans to explore Internet of Things (IoT) growth potential. “As MTN continues to expand its footprint, the company has invested an average of R10 billion rand each year over […]

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African trio leverages ICTs to attain UN goals

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Morocco citizens

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – KENYA, Morocco and Nigeria have received global awards for initiatives that utilise information and communication technologies (ICTs) to attain the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The trio of African nations was lauded at the recent World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2018, organized by […]

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