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GDPR and Domain WHOIS

How GDPR is affecting WHOIS Lookups & the Domain Industry in general

The European Union's General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018 and has taken the domain name industry by storm with domain registrars, registries and ICANN scrambling...
MTN

MTN and Cisco launch IoT services in South Africa

MTN and Cisco have on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 announced the availability of the Cisco Jasper Control Center automated IoT connectivity platform for companies looking to provide IoT services to their...

Comsol, Verizon and Samsung collaborate to launch 5G trials in South Africa

Comsol Networks, a local telecommunications company in South Africa is collaborating with Verizon and Samsung to launch 5G wireless trials in the country. This was contained in a statement released on...
Wikimania

Wikimania to make African debut in sub-Saharan Africa

The 14th annual Wikimania conference has been scheduled to hold in Cape Town, South Africa from 18-22 July, under the theme "Bridging knowledge gaps—the ubuntu way forward" Over 700 volunteers from around...

ITU Telecom World Awards launches 2018 edition

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICT) – is now accepting entries for the 2018 ITU Telecom World Awards. First launched in...
MultiChoice DStv

DStv to launch streaming-only option soon – CEO

The CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, Calvo Mawela, has revealed that the company will soon launch a streaming-only version of DStv. In a podcast interview with TechCentral, he said; “We are...
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency ATM re-launches in South Africa

A South African blockchain company, Vendibit, has announced the re-opening and rebranding of Africa's very first “VTM”, a cryptocurrency ATM, also called a BTM, upgraded with Vendibit blockchain technology. The machine,...
Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom and China Telecom Global announce partnership

China Telecom Global (CTG), a subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited – one of the world’s largest providers of integrated telecommunication services, and Liquid Telecom, a leading pan-African telecoms group, have...
Cyber Attack

Curtailing cyber attacks in Africa

In order to curtail the high cost of cyber-attacks in Africa, it is imperative that African business take more decisive steps to make data protection a high priority. In the light of...
MTN

First outdoor 5G trial in launched by MTN and Huawei in South Africa

MTN and Huawei have successfully launched the first live outdoor 5G trial in Africa, at an event in Pretoria. Using Huawei’s recently-launched commercial 5G terminal in conjunction with an existing tower, MTN...