Quality of life in Gauteng is looking up

Despite very challenging economic conditions, overall quality of life in Gauteng continues to improve. The Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018) also finds increases in residents’ satisfaction with all spheres of...
SA economy could be on the road to recovery

SA economy could be on the road to recovery

The local economy may be on the road to a recovery after a dreadful September. The BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI) for October shows the real value of transactions in October recorded the strongest monthly and quarterly changes since December 2017....

SA leads the world in constant connectivity

South Africans with Internet connections lead the world in expectations for constant connection both at and away from home, with 95% of respondents saying they expect it and it is important to them, according to the 2018 ARRIS International Connectivity &...

Modest growth for EMEA IT spend

IT spending in EMEA is projected to total $973-billion in 2019, an increase of 2% from the estimated spending of $954-billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. “2018 is not a good year for IT spending in EMEA,” says John Lovelock,...

Intel brings 5G multimode modem forward

Intel has announced the Intel XMM 8160 5G modem, a multimode modem optimised to provide 5G connectivity to devices like phones, PCs and broadband access gateways. The XMM 8160 5G will support peak speeds up to 6 gigabits per second, making it three to six times faster...