Christopher Tredger

Bahrain, Egypt and Qatar lead in DCB ratings

Based on market research from DCB Index rating system developed by Evina and Telecoming.

Cybercriminals are holding nothing back in attacks on Africa

Ransomware remains the standout threat in the first half of the year, with Africa accounting for 1.7% of these attacks, with 1.05% being targeted at South Africa.

Africa will also benefit from Orange Euro LTE-M tech deal

Swedish firm C Security Systems partners Orange to accelerate LTE-M trackers in Europe, but Africa also stands to benefit.

Google backs digital interest in Africa with US$1bn investment

Investment focuses on enabling fast, affordable internet access, supporting start-ups.

Network International acquires Africa’s DPO Group in US$291.3m deal

Following months of negotiation, companies have now finalised the deal.

Mobile coverage is improving, but usage gap a growing concern says GSMA

Research introduced at MWC Africa recently shows 3.4-billion people do not use mobile internet despite living in areas with mobile broadband coverage.

Deep dive into SA’s DX prospects reveals need for collaboration, innovation

Acting-Director General of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Nonkqubela Jordan-Dyani stresses link between digital tech and economic strength.
23 Sep

Nutanix builds up cloud offering for Africa’s untapped market

Company will drive its channel-first strategy to meet demand on the continent, it describes as having opportunity and potential.
Sep 16, 2021

TECNO lights up SA’s smartphone market with Spark 7 Series launch

Africa’s leading smartphone brand in 2020 launches flagship offering targeted at a broad market.
Sep 16, 2021

POPIA - SA’s hot potato

Research by Iron Mountain shows numerous challenges being faced by companies in complying with the Protection of Personal Information Act.
Sep 15, 2021

SA ISP Simpli Connect says tech mobilised to help SMEs, the lifeblood of the country

Company launches podcast series beginning with an in-depth discussion around technology and challenges faced by this market segment.

83% of South African consumers choose human connection over digital

Research by BPO provider Merchants shows impact of COVID-19 on the overall customer experience.