Category archives for: Broadband

Entries open for MTN App, IoT annual awards

MTN App of the Year Award

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has opened entries for the App of the Year Award as well Internet of Things (IoT) Conference and Award. MTN Business is this year bringing two premier events on the annual information and communications technology calendar together The winners of the respective competitions will be announced at […]

Upbeat French mobile firm targets Africa expansion

Crosscall products

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BUOYED by a massive increase in revenues globally, French mobile technology firm, Crosscall, has set its sights on the South African market. Crosscall specialises on outdoor, waterproof smartphones and professional phones. Its earnings have soared from €51,2 million (R812 million) to €71,6 million (R1,1 billion), representing a 40 […]

MTN recovers batteries in crackdown against thieves

Site batteries

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has in the past week recovered cellphone tower batteries worth almost R1 million, thanks to the involvement of police, security personnel and ordinary South Africans. This follows recent focused attention on the theft of equipment at its sites. The positive developments are complemented by the arrest of […]

South African youth skilled for digital revolution

Unemployment in South Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A TECHNOLOGY company has offered to upskill youths with digital skills, in endorsement of a programme by the South African government and businesses to address unemployment. Hitachi Vantara South Africa (Pty) Ltd is helping to build a brighter future for today’s youth through the Youth Employment Service (YES) […]

IoT can revive exhausted SA health sector

Internet of Things (IoT)

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE internet of things (IoT) could be the solution to South Africa’s health problems, marked by ageing infrastructure and a growing population. An expert said as health facilities were straining under the pressure, traditional cost-cutting techniques – such as reducing staff or services – […]

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