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South Africa among the global trailblazers for digital businesses

Companies across the globe are scrambling to understand and implement the benefits of modern digital technologies. Forbes has called this revolution a top business priority, adding that “organizations believe that by 2020, nearly half their revenue will be impacted by digital in some way.” These technologies are not nice-to-have but fundamentally challenge and alter how companies operate. From emp... »

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MTN Initiates Major Digital Transformation with Oracle Cloud Applications

South Africa based mobile telecommunications major; MTN has chosen Oracle Cloud Applications to drive one of the largest digital transformations in the global telecom industry across all its core business operations. The implementation will help MTN drive efficiency, scale operations and integration across its local and regional operations. “MTN and Oracle partnered in 2018 to complete the design ... »

Countdown to the rollout of new data regulations

Countdown to the rollout of new data regulations

South Africa has 10 days to go before the amended End User and Subscriber Services Charter (EUSSC) Regulations come into effect on 1 March 2019. Cell C implemented the changes in the Final Regulations published in May before the end of 2018 and customers will have already experienced the benefits of the new enhanced notifications service, the additional rollover facility and data transfer. Additio... »

Axiz announces partnership with DataVoice

Axiz announces partnership with DataVoice

Axiz has announced its strategic partnership with DataVoice – a Cisco development partner offering a powerful voice recording solution for Cisco telephony systems. The partnership enables Axiz to increase the value of its Cisco voice solution with a more comprehensive offering and bolster its already strong and diverse Cisco reseller base. DataVoice is an OEM that develops specialised interaction ... »

Samsung plans to replace packaging with environmentally sustainable materials

Samsung goes green with new packaging

Samsung Electronics has rvealed that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements. From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materia... »

MTN slashes out of bundle rates by up to 75% and launches “Double Your Bundle” promotion

MTN slashes out of bundle rates by up to 75% and launches “Double Your Bundle” promotion

MTN has announced it has slashed its out of bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75% for prepaid customers and that it will be doubling selected prepaid voice and data bundles for the next two months. Prepaid customers currently not making use of data bundles will pay just 29c per megabyte for their data usage, while customers that do purchase data bundles will pay 49c per megabyte for their OOB data u... »

HPE Partner Awards 2019 celebrates commitment, outstanding performance and mutual success

HPE Partner Awards 2019 celebrates commitment, outstanding performance and mutual success

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) South Africa celebrated their annual Partner Awards at an extravagant Bohemian Rhapsody themed affair held on 24 January 2019 at The Park House of Events on 7 in Hyde Park, Johannesburg. The prestigious event honoured HPE’s top performing partners across South Africa, highlighting their dedication toward growing mutual business opportunities with joint customers. A... »

BT becomes first global telco to receive domestic telecoms licences in China

BT becomes first global telco to receive domestic telecoms licences in China

BT (British Telecom) has announced that it has become the first international telecommunications company to receive nationwide licences from the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The two ‘value added licences’, China nationwide Domestic IP-VPN licence and China nationwide Internet Service Provider (ISP) licence, enable BT China Communications Limited to contract directly with ... »

Axiz announces partnership with DataVoice

Chris de Bruyn takes lead as Gabsten Technologies’ new Operations Director

Gabsten Technologies, has announced the appointment of Chris de Bruyn as their new Operations Director. De Bruyn has over fifteen years of experience within the IT industry and two years of experience within Gabsten Technologies’ own operational team, moving swiftly from Project Manager, to Service Delivery Manager and Department Head before accepting this new challenge. Currently completing his B... »

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Slash your bank fees with these top tips

With bank fees on the rise, individuals can still do much more to reduce their cost of banking. Banking is an important part of our lifestyles and the rapid adoption of smart technology is increasingly propelling the use of mobile banking through apps and other banking platforms. Ancley Jacobs, CEO of FNB Consumer Core Banking says smart technology has been a game changer for both consumers and ba... »

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