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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 ... »

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... »

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

Nigeria: MTN appoints Mazen Mroue as new COO

MTN Nigeria has revealed the appointment of Mazen Mroue as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mroue’s appointment has been effective since 06 August 2018. As revealed by the firm, with over 22 years’ experience in the telecoms and ICT industry, drawn from various MTN operations, Mroue joins MTN Nigeria from MTN Irancell, where he had served as COO since July 2014. Before that, he w... »

Gauteng energy firm keen on cracking Mozambican energy space

Gauteng energy firm keen on cracking Mozambican energy space

The Managing Director of Today’s Destiny Traders, Mr Peter Madlala says the research that he has conducted as part of preparation for his trip to Mozambique to participate in the 54th Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) taking place 27 August-3 September 2018 has shown that Mozambique is an emerging economy that is currently in the throes of an infrastructural energy boom. As a player in this se... »

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MTN’s investment in its network pays off with improved customer experience

MTN’s major investment in its network over the past three years continues to deliver an improved customer experience. Among a number of recent accolades, the MyBroadband third quarter survey, based on responses from 4,169 broadband users, has ranked MTN as the best mobile data provider in South Africa. “We are very proud to have received such a prestigious accolade and thank everyone who participa... »

SMME

Our future job creators are under pressure

Policy makers and researchers agree that a thriving SMME sector is the key to job creation in this country, but accessing finance, particularly in the early stage of a business, is very difficult. This results in many small businesses struggling to reach the point at which they are able to create these much-needed jobs. With the National Development Plan predicting that by 2030 SMMEs will generate... »

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