Sibahle Malinga

WiFi 6 won’t gain significant foothold in Africa yet

While companies worldwide accelerate WiFi 6 deployment, African firms lag in the race for the next-gen wireless tech.
Sibahle Malinga
Feb 11, 2022

High churn rate expected in Africa’s VOD market

Millions of VOD subscriptions will be cancelled in Africa and worldwide, as users become spoilt for choice.

Mindjoy targets million pupils with online coding sessions

The Cape Town start-up aims to teach a million school pupils in SA and beyond local borders to code.
Jan 10, 2022

CES 2022 wraps on a high note

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 concluded on Friday, following a week filled with thousands of product debuts showcasing innovation.
Jan 6, 2022

2022 telecoms predictions: Broadband prices to rise

In 2022, major telecoms firms across the globe will face more stringent regulatory policies and broadband prices are expected to rise.
Nov 30, 2021

SA to account for most 5G subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa

The next-gen tech will represent around 10% of mobile subscriptions in the region by 2027, with SA expected to be at the forefront of deployments, says Ericsson.
Nov 25, 2021

Pics: Tour Africa Data Centres’ Midrand facility expansion

The cloud-neutral datacentre provider completes the first phase of its Midrand-based datacentre expansion, as it grows to meet skyrocketing demand.
Nov 19, 2021

Africa Data Centres pumps billions into SA facilities

The carrier-neutral data centre provider invests R4 billion in its Johannesburg data centre expansion, and outlines plans to build a fourth location in SA.
Nov 16, 2021

AWS claims pivotal role in creation of African unicorns

The Amazon subsidiary says it played an instrumental role in helping to create some of the African tech start-ups currently valued at over $1 billion.
Oct 21, 2021

African tech start-ups must put social impact before profit

Investors increasingly search for start-ups that score high on environmental and social ethics, as conscious capitalism gains momentum in Africa’s tech industry.
Sep 29, 2021

Struggle to fill thousands of ICT vacancies persists in SA

While the local ICT sector has adapted to the changes caused by the pandemic, the industry continues to struggle to fill tens of thousands of ICT vacancies.
Sep 15, 2021

Operators ramp up eSIM services but adoption remains low

Despite significant progress in the commercial availability of eSIM devices, Sub-Saharan Africa shows the lowest adoption and service rollout rate.
Aug 24, 2021

Women entrepreneurs overtake men in Fintech adoption

Around 81% of surveyed MEA female entrepreneurs adopt digital payment solutions, in comparison to 68% of their male counterparts.