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BT, the British telecommunications group, has won a six-year, US$37m (about R390m) deal with the De Beers Group of Companies in terms of which it will provide a wide range of IT services to 70 De Beers sites, including exploration and mining locations worldwide. De Beers is the world’s largest

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MultiChoice has added new features to its DStv application for iPhones and iPads, allowing DStv Premium subscribers to download selected videos from its Catch Up service. Live streaming of major sporting events has also been incorporated into

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The panel this week is made up of Simon Dingle, Gartner analyst Will Hahn, Duncan McLeod, Ivo Vegter, Brett Haggard and Toby Shapshak. We discuss mobility, Seacom, Telkom, and much more

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Telkom workers marched to the company’s headquarters in Pretoria on Tuesday to hand over a list of their demands. They gave the company three days to respond to their memorandum, failing which they would go on strike. Wearing red Communication Workers Union T-shirts about 1 000 of them slowly marched from the Pretoria City Hall to Telkom Towers, bringing traffic to a halt in Bosman Street. “These people are too slow, there will be chaos in the afternoon when traffic volumes increase, the city gaan deurmekaar word [there will be chaos in the city],” whistled one Tshwane metro police officer…

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Stephen Newton has long known he wanted to live and work in Africa. The US expatriate, who recently took the reins as country manager at Google SA from Stafford Masie, says he has always had an affinity for the continent

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