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US navigation specialist, the Nasdaq-listed Garmin, is setting up shop in SA. The company has signed a letter of intent to acquire its local distributor, Garmin Distribution Africa. Terms of the deal have not

It’s Friday again and that means another episode of SA’s business technology podcast, TalkCentral. This week, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones delve into the ongoing drama at the department of communications, where fired communications department director-general Mamodupi Mohlala has been reinstated — at least for now — by minister Siphiwe Nyanda.

Garmin’s planned recall of as many as 1,25m Nuvi personal navigation devices is set to affect SA users, though the extent of the problem locally is not yet entirely clear. The company’s SA distributor, Garmin Distribution Africa, says it is setting up processes to manage the recall here.

There’s finally some good news for people tired of sitting in endless traffic jams. Altech has concluded a deal with the SABC that will allow Garmin and other manufacturers of GPS-based personal navigation devices (PNDs) to begin providing real-time traffic data to SA subscribers for the first time.

Traffic congestion in Gauteng and parts of Cape Town is a nightmare for motorists. Lost productivity costs the country millions of rand every day, never mind the frustration and stress it causes. Now, a solution may be at hand — thanks to technology