The Valley of a Thousand Hills near Durban will be the site of a commercial TV white-spaces pilot project. The backers hope it will prove the feasibility of using the technology to roll out low-cost Internet access to rural areas countrywide.
Huawei overtook Apple to claim the number-two spot in smartphones in the first quarter, moving a step closer to its avowed ambition of displacing Samsung at the top of the market.
Microsoft has officially launched two Azure cloud data centres in South Africa, one in Cape Town and the other in Johannesburg, after the software giant missed an earlier deadline of December 2018 to take the facilities live.
Microsoft is right not to rush the launch of two Azure data centres in South Africa, because if problems crop up it could tarnish the company’s reputation among local customers, according to International Data Corp.
The smartphone market is following the growth-challenged path of PCs. That won’t please executives at Samsung Electronics and Apple, but their pain might be great for consumers.
Microsoft has missed a self-imposed deadline to launch two Azure cloud data centres in South Africa, one in Johannesburg and the other in Cape Town. But the company has promised they’re coming this year.
Huawei has pulled ahead of Apple to claim the number-two position in global smartphone shipments in the second quarter just behind Samsung Electronics, solidifying the rise of Chinese competitors.
Entrepreneur Thabo Molefe – better known as Tbo Touch – will launch a video-on-demand streaming platform later this year called THD. The platform will showcase original South African – and African
Shipments of personal computing devices – desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets – in Africa and the Middle East declined by 5.3% year on year in the first quarter of 2018, according to new research from