Releasing enough millimetre-wave radio frequency spectrum for next-generation 5G networks could unlock as much $565-billion in global GDP between 2020 and 2034, according to the GSMA.
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Google has released its annual list of top trending searches in South Africa, showing there was a keen interest in local celebrities, news and events, with six of the top 10 trending search terms being local.
Sales of flat-panel televisions in South Africa soared by 66% to more than 93 000 units in the South Africa in the week of Black Friday, according to new tracking data from researcher GfK.
The island nation of Mauritius comes tops in Africa when it comes to readiness for online shopping, though the continent lags far behind the rest of the world, according to new research.
The communications regulator’s decision to investigate competition in the provision of mobile broadband services is “perhaps the most important regulatory process that Icasa has ever undertaken”, an industry body said.
For the first time, half the world is now connected to the Internet, the International Telecommunication Union said at the weekend.
Netflix is working to release its first-ever South African – and African – original television series, it was reported on Monday.
The pan-African telecommunications group said on Monday it plans to invest $400-million in network infrastructure and data centres in Egypt following the completion of its “Cape to Cairo” link.
Nasa’s Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars. Nasa said on Monday that Voyager 2 exited the region of the sun’s influence last month.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the resignations of four board members of the financially distressed SABC, placing pressure on parliament to appoint replacements on an urgent basis.