Target connectivity first, then 4IR ambition - Vodacom

Africa's 4IR
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Vodacom exec stresses
need for connectivity.


Thursday, Nov 21st

South Africa: Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn.

South Africa: Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn

Deal expected to be sealed by year-end if the likes of regulatory approvals are met.

FTTH is next natural step for MTN.

‘FTTH is next natural step for MTN’

CEO of FTTH Africa Council Juanita Clark says MTN’s move “makes absolute sense”.

Internet Solutions introduces UK-SA network solutions.

Internet Solutions introduces UK-SA network solutions

Pan-African telecoms provider says it provides the “shortest path” between the countries.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city

A division of telecoms provider HKT is providing tech for Modderfontein’s Zendai development.

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint.

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

Data, voice and IP provider plans to keep Africa’s data within the continent to reduce latency.

Multichoice looks to expand African DTT services.

MultiChoice looks to expand African DTT services

African pay-TV operator signs on Intelsat to grow its digital terrestrial television footprint.

SEACOM management shake-up.

SEACOM management shake-up

As Brian Herlihy takes top spot other restructuring has been introduced.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds

Lower latency could be on the cards thanks to a deal with the cloud services provider.

SEACOM CEO Mark Simpson resigns.

SEACOM CEO Mark Simpson resigns

Chief executive officer joined the African broadband provider in 2011.

Nautical maps no safeguard against subsea cable breakages.

Nautical maps no safeguard against subsea cable breakages

Instances exist of ship captains who deliberately or accidentally fail to follow international law.

Cisco pegs SA ‘internet of everything’ value at $14.3bn.

Cisco pegs SA ‘internet of everything’ value at $14.3bn

South Africa’s public sector could experience a value-added boost if it adopts the technology.