Category archives for: Gadgets & Reviews

Huawei predicts video market to reach $400 billion

Huawei video services

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has projected the video services market to be worth US$400 billion over the next five years. Senior officials made the projections at a major continental information and communications technology (ICT) summit held in Cape Town, where carriers were encouraged to focus on the […]

Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

Global Information Technology (IT) spending

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This represents an increase of 2 percent from the estimated spending of $954 billion (R13.68 trillion) in 2018. This is according to projections by Gartner, the […]

Econet Media reviews business towards a digital future

Kwese TV

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ECONET Media has reviewed its business strategy and service offerings to align them to changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector. The move, also in line with growth in access to mobile and fixed broadband on the continent, is in order to maintain its position as a leader in broadcasting innovation […]

Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

Huawei, MTN

by  AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME perennial favourites are shortlisted for the annual AfricaCom Awards set for Cape Town later this month. Among the multiple nominees are Econet, Huawei, MTN and Orange. Supported by Founding Awards Sponsor, PCCW Global, the awards will be held on November 14 in the coastal South African city. […]

Retail spending to leap $200 billion in 2019

Gartner Symposium

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL retail sector technology spending will reach over $203 billion (about R2.98 trillion) in 2019 as customer expectations and competition force retailers to evolve and invest heavily in digital business transformation. This is according to Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, which forecast a growth of […]

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