South Africa Internet Week plans gather momentum

April 12, 2019 6:13 am0 comments
Nigeria marks Safer Internet Day

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – PREPARATIONS for the Internet Week (iWeek) have received a boost after the South African Network Operator’s Group (SAFNOG) was confirmed as key partner for the event set for August. SAFNOG is a headline partner for iWeek 2019. The SAFNOG-5 conference will take place on August […]

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MTN launches 5G trial, decries lack of spectrum

April 10, 2019 1:53 pm7 comments
MTN Chief Technical Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa has for the first time deployed a trial 5G network in an indoor business environment, amid the company decrying the lack of appropriate spectrum hindering the commercial launch of such services. The live 5G indoor solution at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre has […]

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Massive youth response to global ICT competition

April 9, 2019 11:18 am1 comment
South African youth leading coding

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – SOME 30 000 university students in Sub-Saharan Africa have participated in a global competition launched to enable youth participate in the digital economy as well as address skills shortages in key information and communications technology (ICT) sectors. A majority of the scholars are from Southern Africa. The competition is […]

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