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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...

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.

SA’s Comsol Plans To Build Africa’s Largest IoT Network

Comsol has now initiated the largest deployment of this technology on the African continent with the launch of Comsol IoT.

How platforms can turn telcos into kings again

In conversations about telecommunications, moods can easily turn sour. The golden age of the first mobile networks have faded somewhat. Data, once seen as...

SA’s EOH clinches service contract with NewTelco SA for new Point of Presence in Amsterdam

  Global network provider EOH Carrier Services has selected NewTelco SA as their service partner for the establishment of a new international Point of Presence...