Africa’s historic SAP Next-Gen Lab enables multi-stakeholder innovation

April 13, 2018 7:49 pm0 comments
SAP Senior Vice President and Global for Next-Gen, Ann Rosenberg

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA CAPE TOWN – SAP, the global software corporation, has opened its first Next-Gen Lab on the African continent with the aim to foster closer collaborative relationships between universities, students and the broader corporate sector. The facility has been opened at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to build […]

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Power meters to come to a standstill in 2024

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Electricity pre-paid reader

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THERE are concerns South African utilities might leave it too late until about 7 million prepaid electricity meters become obsolete by 2024 when the system that runs credit tokens run out of numbers. The Standard Transfer Specification Association (STSA) has thus embarked on an awareness programme to […]

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Massive broadband expansion for West Africa

April 10, 2018 1:09 pm0 comments
Vodacom logo

JOHANNESBURG – KEY industries in West Africa are set to enjoy fast, high-quality and resilient broadband connectivity following an agreement between Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat, the global satellite company. Under a new multi-year agreement, Vodacom Business Nigeria will utilise the satellite services on Intelsat 35e to enhance services to banking, oil […]

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