Browsing: Brian Neilson

Ten years ago this week, Steve Jobs took to a stage in San Francisco to unveil the first iPhone. In the intervening decade, Apple’s iconic device has revolutionised the way people communicate. But as Apple celebrates 10 years since the iPhone

Not everyone is worried about Apple’s future fortunes, or its direction under CEO Tim Cook. Local Apple bull Paul Theron, the founder and CEO of Johannesburg-based private client asset management firm

It’s well known that MTN South Africa has had a torrid few years. It’s lost market share to Vodacom and Cell C, it’s suffered debilitating industrial action, its network hasn’t been up to snuff, its customer service

South Africa’s government spent R14bn on information and communications technology in the 2015/2016 financial year, with limited growth expected through to 2018/2019, when spending is projected to reach R15,3bn, a new research report

It’s been less than a decade since Apple shook the mobile telecommunications industry to its foundations with the original iPhone. The handset helped turn Apple into the world’s most valuable company (US$620bn this week) and inflicted huge

Twenty-two billion dollars. That’s the value that was wiped off the market capitalisation of Samsung Electronics in two days last week as investors took stock of implications of a global recall of its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy

The growing pressure on margins as telecommunications moves from a voice-driven industry to one where data is predominant is the main reason South Africa’s incumbent mobile operators are keen for so-called “over the top” providers like WhatsApp and Skype to be

South Africa is likely to have more than 360 000 active fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections by 2019, new research has found. According to BMI-TechKnowledge, which has published a new report entitled “The Fibre Land Grab: the Status of FTTx in South Africa”, open

South Africa’s telecommunications industry will grow at a compound annual rate of just 1,4% over the next five years, meaning that in real terms – adjusted for inflation – the sector is shrinking. But