Is 5G the answer to all decision-makers’ prayers?

The hype continues to grow for 5G technology, with many carriers promoting it as a way to target the enterprise networking and IoT markets with an end-to-end service that spans indoor and outdoor coverage. By Morten Illum, vice-president at Aruba A report on 5G in...

Rural connectivity news innovative new solutions

Innovative solutions such as active network sharing, tax incentives and new technology deployment can be the solution to achieving feasible rural connectivity in South Africa. By Premeshin Naidoo, sector head: telecommunication, media and technology at Absa CIB...

Africa’s rural areas can and must be connected

The potential of ICT can enhance rural communities opportunities in Africa, by improving their access to market information. By Nora Wahby, vice-president and head of customer unit for West Africa and Morocco at Ericsson For digital transformation to truly be a...

The challenges of business consolidation and evolution

Any good business decision-maker knows that change is inevitable and rather than fighting the unavoidable, one should lean into the discomfort of disruption. By Byron Clatterbuck, CEO of Seacom Flexibility and a willingness to embrace change are two valuable assets...

Huawei calls for a fresh mindset on 5G development

At the 10th annual Mobile Broadband Forum held today in Zurich, Huawei deputy chairman Ken Hu outlined the current status of 5G development around the world. In addition to highlighting the value 5G has already brought to consumers and industries in early adopter...

WiFi 6: A new era of wireless connectivity

Twenty years ago, with the release of 802.11b, WiFi began its conquest of the world networking scene in earnest. WiFi can easily be called out as one of the most popular technologies of the last two decades. Just as mobile telephony and mobile internet, it has become...