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Showmax, VAST Networks Offer Free Wi-Fi Deal in SA

By Staff Writer Internet TV service, Showmax, and Africa’s first open access Wi-Fi provider, VAST Networks (VAST), have partnered to zero-rate Wi-Fi data for streaming...

Now VAST Networks Takes Aim at Gauteng Townships to Bring Internet Access to the Masses  

The internet is experiencing explosive growth. It is also ever more apparent that it is impacting and changing not only the way information is transmitted...

US-based AT&T clinches a Wi-Fi roaming agreement with SA’s VAST Networks

VAST Networks, South Africa’s first open-access Wi-Fi Network, announced on Monday that it was working with AT&T, the Dallas-based telecommunications giant, to offer AT&T...

VAST Networks to deploy, and operate Wi-Fi services for all MyCiTi buses in Cape Town

VAST Networks, open access Wi-Fi network provider, has partnered with the City of Cape Town to deploy Wi-Fi to all MyCiTi buses. The first stage...

Surf the internet for free wherever you are at Mall of Africa

Wanting to share your Mall of Africa experience with your friends and family on social media? Needing to send a business email in the...

Connected Cars, Cloud and Cybersecurity

by Prabashni Naidoo Autonomous, or self-driving cars will make driving safer, smarter and more efficient. Equipped with internet connections, often wireless local area networks, enables...

Sub-Saharan Africa Leads the Way in Bringing Digital Banking to the Unbanked

By Gwenael Trotel The financial services landscape is fast changing. Technology is disrupting traditional offerings and those who have previously been unable to access banking...

AI Could be a Force For Positive Social Change

by Marcus Tomalin and Stefanie Ullmann Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already re-configuring the world in conspicuous ways. Data drives our global digital ecosystem, and AI...

Making Sense of the 5G Investment

by Vino Govender While estimates for global investment into 5G over the next few years vary, one thing is certain: the funds needed to make...

Taking the Pulse of the Natural World

By Reshaad Sha, CEO at SqwidNet The rise of the Internet of Things and other mobile technologies offers humanity the opportunity to truly advance their...

Is Cyberspace the Latest Conflict Frontier on the African Continent?

by Ken OburaIn August 2012, terrorist group, Boko Haram, reportedly hacked into Nigeria’s secret service and acquired private data on current and former personnel. In...

The Connected Things: SA’s Battle to Deliver Internet of Things Solutions

by Gugu Lourie The stage to do battle for a connected user is being laid by tech firms - Comsol, Sigfox and Vula Telematix -...

Cybersecurity’s Next Phase: Cyber-deterrence

Deterrence focuses on making potential adversaries think twice about attacking, forcing them to consider the costs of doing so, as well as the consequences that might come from a counterattack.

Facebook’s accidental ‘death’ of users reminds us to plan for digital death

When Facebook accidentally listed millions of users as "dead" in an embarrassing glitch it was a reminder that everyone needs to plan for their own digital death.

Finding solutions to the growing chargeback challenge

If merchants face too many chargeback claims their bank will revoke their merchant account.