Former SAP executive readies to roll with Check Point in Africa

Checking out
Africa's security

Former SAP exec to lead Check Point Africa.

Friday, Aug 23rd

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South African app ‘Find Free WiFi’ gathers momentum

Year-old crowdsourcing website and mobile app has tracked almost 400 points of access.

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Offload 3G onto Wi-Fi, says expert

Mark van Vuuren of Jasco ICT Solutions says this is a viable way to reduce data overload on mobile networks.

Olivier Campenon

BT Group in SA for the long term, says exec

Despite violent strikes and a Moody’s downgrade owing to concerns of instability.

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Dark Fibre Africa to spend $9.3mn on SA network

Open-access dark fibre infrastructure provider hopes to expand its network by 120km.

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Link Africa acquires focus technology patents

Firm can now implement fibre-optic networks in infrastructure such as sewers.

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Video surveillance using cellular networks possible, says expert

Advanced tech makes streaming at four frames per second possible.

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‘Prepaid’ satellite broadband for SA’s townships

Tech called ‘Satellite Hot Spot’ targets those in township and rural areas.

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T-Systems South Africa joins power saving campaign

Eskom’s ‘49M’ initiative aimed at encouraging energy efficiency.

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SA's data centre dominance under threat

Research says East and West Africa could takeover SA's position as Africa's top market by 2016.

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‘21 million African converged network subscribers by 2017’

The likes of triple play services are ripe for growth on the continent, say experts.

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Nokia Siemens Networks to 'slash' SA jobs

The joint venture is reportedly cutting about 160 jobs in South Africa.