Telcos need to diversify to transform their business

Communications service providers (CSPs) have seen the expectation of their customers evolve rapidly over the past 10 to 15 years, and simply being able to provide users with a fixed or mobile voice service and basic messaging is no longer enough in a modern, digital...

The significance of communication satellites

There are many different types of satellites. They are classified by their function to do a specific job, writes Dr Dawie de Wet, CEO of Q-Kom. The satellite must be designed specifically to fulfil its role. The following are a few examples of different types of...

Ruckus Networks debuts WiFi 6 in Africa

Ruckus Networks recently completed its first WiFi 6 use case in Africa at The Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) held in Nairobi Kenya. WiFi 6, also known as 802.11ax and the latest generation of WiFi, bridges the performance gap to deliver at ten...

Atomic Access slashes business fibre pricing

Atomic Access, a Cape Town-based fibre-only service provider, has announced new FTTB packages on the Octotel fibre network, with pricing reduced by as much as 40%. This follows a major pricing decrease from Octotel, which will take effect at the end of July 2019....