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New cable promises bandwidth for Africa

Imagine downloading 5 000 movies per second over your Internet connection. Those are the ultimate speeds being promised by a new, multibillion-rand submarine cable system that is to be built to connect South Africa and East Africa to Asia and

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PCCW to connect Modderfontein ‘smart city’

PCCW Global, the international operating division of Hong Kong Telecom, will build the network and provide the technology infrastructure that will support a planned R84bn urban development at Modderfontein, north-east of Johannesburg, the company said on Tuesday. The project, the brainchild of Chinese national

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Saki Missaikos: IS’s Greek geek

When I sit down with Saki Missaikos, the new Internet Solutions (IS) MD, at the canteen at Dimension Data’s sprawling campus in Bryanston, north of Sandton, he immediately takes a shine to my new Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. He confesses that he’s moved almost wholesale to Apple

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Vodacom haunted by $700m Gateway deal

JSE-listed cellular network operator Vodacom has defended its acquisition of pan-African communications company Gateway, despite warning on Tuesday that its profits would be hit by a…