COMRiC takes aim at telco industry crime

South Africa's leading telecommunication operators, including MTN SA, Vodacom, Telkom SA, Cell C and Liquid Intelligent Technologies have joined forces to establish a non-profit organisation, the Communication Risk Information Centre (COMRiC), which seeks to better...

Orange converts African data centre to solar power

The GOS (Groupement Orange Services) is a resource-pooling entity for the 18 Orange Middle East and Africa subsidiaries, which provides hosting and infrastructure operations, service platforms and IT to all the subsidiaries. The data centre was build in 2016 in Grand...

Spectrum shenanigans are stifling innovation, says NoPBX

The constant machinations around the freeing up of valuable spectrum show no signs of abating. In the meantime, it is keeping the cost to communicate in South Africa artificially high and stifling mobile innovation by early-stage businesses. This is the word from...

Telecom infrastructure trends for 2022

A new approach to towers, growth of neutral hosts, and an expansion of private networks: these are three strong trends to consider in telecom infrastructure for next year. Fergal Lawlor, CEO at antenna solutions provider Alpha Wireless, unpacks what we can look...