Shares in JSE-listed technology company Mustek leapt higher on Wednesday after it told shareholders it expects full-year headline earnings per share to be as much as 38% higher than a year ago.
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Huawei retained its place as the world’s second largest smartphone maker in the second quarter, behind Samsung Electronics, despite the US government’s crackdown on the Chinese company, which began in May.
China’s Huawei has partnered with government to train 6 000 South African postgraduate ICT students and technology practitioners in 5G and “fourth Industrial Revolution” technologies.
About 7% of telecommunications operators worldwide have already deployed 5G wireless network infrastructure, with the pace of roll-out expected to accelerate rapidly into 2020, according to Gartner.
Technology company What3words, which has mapped the world into a grid made up of 3m x 3m squares, has partnered with medical care specialist ER24 to improve response times in emergencies.
MTN South Africa has shut down 53 base stations on a permanent basis due to “severe damage and vandalism”. Thirty-nine of these towers were in Tshwane and 15 in Johannesburg.
You know legacy circuit-switched voice is living on borrowed time when the granddaddy of the technology in South Africa, Telkom, announces it’s wholeheartedly embracing voice over Internet protocol.
The SABC’s acting chief operating officer and its group executive for technology, Craig van Rooyen, has resigned, the public broadcaster said on Monday.
The JSE-listed technology giant is leading a $125-million (R1.9-billion) funding round in Indian “social commerce” marketplace Meesho in a bid to “kick-start e-commerce for the next 500 million online shoppers”.
The Competition Commission plans to engage with Icasa on the planned licensing of 4G/LTE and future 5G spectrum to ensure there is “not only universal coverage but also (affordable) access”.