Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

5G to revolutionise industries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa isn't the next digital frontier as it's already seen incredible digital growth in two years, says GSMA.
Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

SA's overdue spectrum auction to ‘unlock’ digital economy

Parliament’s portfolio committee chairperson lauds the economic prospects of the spectrum auction, as ICASA readies to finally unleash new spectrum.
Mar 2, 2022

AWS accelerates Vodacom’s move to cloud

The cloud hyperscaler helps the local telco migrate the majority of its 1 400 IT applications to the cloud.
Feb 21, 2022

Talk360 eyes 'inclusive' African communications

The calling app has ambitions to position itself as a leading VOIP player in Africa, says MD Dean Hinne.
Jan 14, 2022

Metaverse among disruptive tech to shape 2022

GlobalData’s “Tech, Media & Telecom Predictions: 2022” report identifies the top 30 themes impacting the tech, media and telecoms (TMT) industry.
Nov 11, 2021

Government sets timelines for e-visa expansion

The 2021 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement shows South Africa’s e-visa system will be rolled out to 15 countries by March 2022.
Nov 3, 2021

Biotech start-up wants to unlock Africa’s diverse genetic data

Cape Town-based BixBio targets next year for commercial rollout of its software platform that addresses shortcomings of current genetics testing.
Oct 29, 2021

SA alone accounts for majority of Africa’s datacentre capacity

Even though there’s been a wave of datacentre infrastructure investment in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, the region as a whole still faces a big capacity deficit.
Oct 27, 2021

Fixed wireless connectivity captures Africa’s broadband market

Fixed wireless access gains ground in Sub-Saharan Africa, proving to be a serious contender within fixed broadband technologies.
Oct 21, 2021

Online child sexual harm reaches ‘unprecedented’ levels

WeProtect Global Alliance’s threat assessment finds child sexual exploitation and abuse online is increasing at an alarming rate.
Sep 17, 2021

MTN Business App of the Year winners crowned

Ambani Africa wins the overall prize at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards 2021, also scooping three other categories last night.

Africa becomes outsourcing sector destination of choice

A new report charts Africa's rise as a business process outsourcing sector juggernaut, showing contact centre salaries on the continent as “highly” competitive.
Aug 4, 2021

AWS, Sw7 partner to support African business

The cloud computing giant and the tech accelerator bring their resources together to support African businesses in their efforts to scale up their offerings.