Tag: South Africa

South Africans prefer using desktops over smartphones for online shopping

South Africans prefer using desktops over smartphones for online shopping

Although mobile commerce is booming globally, South Africans still prefer using desktops over smartphones when doing online shopping. This is according to a new...

SqwidNet launches second round of its IoT SA University Challenge

SqwidNet has launched the second round of its IoT SA University Challenge. The nationwide technology competition is aimed at getting university students in South Africa...
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Youtube’s Music Streaming Service, YouTube Premium launches in South Africa

In May 2018, Google announced that it was launching a new music streaming service known as YouTube Premium. The company said the reimagined mobile...

Microsoft opens its Africa’s first data centres in South Africa

Microsoft has announced the opening of its first datacentres in Africa, with the general availability of Azure from the new cloud regions in Cape...

rain and Nokia launch first commercial-ready 5G network in South Africa

South African operator rain and Nokia have announced the launch of the country’s first commercial-ready 5G network in Cape Town, following the deployment of...

MTN selects Oracle Cloud Applications to drive digital transformation

South Africa based mobile telecommunications major; MTN has chosen Oracle Cloud Applications to drive one of the largest digital transformations in the global telecom...

WorldRemit has launched low-cost digital money transfers from South Africa

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has launched its low-cost digital money transfer service from South Africa to over 145 destinations worldwide. Using the WorldRemit app or website,...

A look back: Digital transformation in South Africa

The start of 2018 saw global technology research and advisory firm, International Data Corporation (IDC), predict that South African channel partners would have to...

Column: Kickstarting the future- The South African entrepreneur

By: Chetan Goshalia, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at SqwidNet The small to medium enterprise (SME) is the lifeblood of the economy. In Brazil, more than...

Naspers Sets Up A $9m Fund To Support South African Tech Startups

South African media company Naspers has set up a R1.4bn ($96m) Naspers Foundry fund to invest into South African technology startups. The money will...

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th Industrial revolution

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an insightful...

Nokia and Vodacom sign MoU to conduct 5G trials in South Africa

Nokia and Vodacom have signed an MoU to conduct Nokia 5G technology trials in South Africa. The trial is also part of the two companies...

Businesses in Africa worried about market volatility and political risks

Businesses operating in Africa increasingly worry about the unpredictable business environment where markets are volatile and political perils are on the rise. This is...