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Leaked video shows off Samsung Galaxy S7

Details about Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7, appear to have been leaked accidentally by its Indonesian subsidiary five days before the Korean firm was due to announce the product at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

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New SA VC firm KNF Ventures launched

South African venture capital firm Knife Capital has announced the launch of a new, South African Revenue Service-approved section 12J venture capital company, KNF Ventures, dedicated to investing in innovation-driven ventures

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MTN still struggling to restore full service

MTN is still struggling to restore full service to all its clients, it said on Tuesday. “The intermittent connection issue is still under investigation,” it said in a statement issued at 4.30pm. “MTN’s engineers implemented a solution yesterday evening

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A million users hit by MTN gremlins

MTN warned on Monday that it was experiencing “intermittent connection issues” that were affecting the services of approximately a million voice, SMS and data users throughout South Africa

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GloCell, Cell C in Autopage deal

Cellular service provider GloCell said on Monday that it has acquired Altech Autopage’s Cell C subscriber base for an undisclosed sum. It said the Competition Commission had approved the transaction. The deal comes as MTN and Vodacom

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Telkom close to signing SA Connect deal: report

Telkom is reportedly close to securing a deal worth about R750m from government to start the roll-out of broadband infrastructure to several underserviced regions of the country. According to Bloomberg, there have been

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Sona 2016 sets social media records

Social media participation around Thursday evening’s state of the nation address by President Jacob Zuma was 35% higher than 2015’s speech, with 345 964 on-topic conversations on the day. This is according to research

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Absa pilots ‘predictive alerts’

Banking group Absa has piloted a new predictive alert service that notifies customers of potential shortfalls in their bank accounts and offers personalised options to help them manage their finances. The idea is that the alerts

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Metrofibre to take FTTH to huge Jo’burg estate

Metrofibre Networks has been awarded a contract to deliver fibre-to-the-home broadband to one of Johannesburg’s largest security estates. The company will deploy FTTH to 1 100 homes in Kyalami Estates, north of the city

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Read Jacob Zuma’s 2016 Sona

President Jacob Zuma delivered the state of the nation address in parliament on Thursday evening. This is a full, unedited copy of his speech

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