Get the best out of fibre at home

South Africa’s high-speed fibre optic Internet backbone has improved to the point where some half a million homes have ready access to fibre. With remote working powered by FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) likely to become a more permanent feature of a corporate SA...

A total approach needed for home cyber security

Capitalising on the anxieties and fears caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the past several months have seen cybercriminals increasingly target home networks to steal personal data. By Ryan McGee, head of security solutions at Vox International research shows that there...

Top tips for protecting your child online

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen home schooling become the norm, much to the distress of many parents, children and teachers struggling to manage a new and unfamiliar remote teaching experience. If you are lucky enough to have internet access at home, especially fibre...

Music fans turn to virtual experiences

Self-isolation and social-distancing laws have given rise to new trends in the music industry. In a bid to flatten the curve, fans across the world have substituted live music concerts for virtual alternatives, relying heavily on technology’s ability to recreate...

Are garbled video conferencing calls driving you up the wall?

As handy as video conferencing (VC) applications have been for people working from home during the national lockdown, poor audio and video quality can leave employees frustrated. By Andrew King, senior product manager: visual communications at Vox Does it sound like...

Copy-paste not the way to VOD, OTT success in Africa

The African market is significantly different from North American and European markets, so over the top (OTT) and video on demand (VOD) services for the continent cannot simply copy and paste models that have worked in the US and European markets. This is according to...