Browsing: Alan Winde

Internet access in the Western Cape is higher than the national average. This is according to a study dubbed the “Western Cape Digital Readiness Assessment 2015”, which was commissioned

The City of Cape Town is taking a cautious approach to rolling out its Wi-Fi infrastructure, despite political will to expand public access to the Internet. “There are too many examples of public Wi-Fi initiatives by other cities which have failed after the initial emporia of the launch is forgotten and the ongoing

Stellenbosch’s free Wi-Fi project continues to be delayed as projects elsewhere in South Africa are rolled out. Free Wi-Fi was proposed for Stellenbosch as early as 2013 and, despite investigations into the viability of the programme, roll-out has been delayed

The Western Cape government has updated the timelines for the complete deployment of its R1,3bn broadband initiative after an initial contracting period with the State IT Agency and Neotel took longer than anticipated. The tender, which was issued

Project Isizwe, the nonprofit founded by former Mxit CEO Alan Knott-Craig, has announced plans to expand its free Wi-Fi coverage to open public spaces in key hubs in the Western Cape. The news comes after the completion is a first phase of a free Wi-Fi roll-out in selected areas around Pretoria

Business Process enabling SA (BPeSA) Western Cape, an organisation that promotes contact centre and outsourcing, and the province’s department for finance, economic development & tourism have reached a deal with Internet Solutions

US e-retailer will open a customer service centre in Cape Town in October 2010 that it claims will create more than 600 new jobs in its first two years of operation, with an additional 400 seasonal jobs to be added during the fourth quarter holiday periods. The facility will provide services in English and German and will provide customer support and service to Amazon customers in the US and Germany. Interestingly, it will not serve SA customers at all.