Remgro’s CIVH remains interested in the Woan

CIVH CEO Raymond Ndlovu

Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH), the Remgro-controlled parent of fibre players Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and Vumatel, remains interested in participating in government’s planned wholesale open-access network (Woan).

This is despite the delays in licensing Read more

TelkomOne to offer video catch-up service

Telkom’s streaming video platform, TelkomOne, which was launched in November 2020 in partnership with the SABC, has unveiled a catch-up service, allowing viewers to watch linear content on demand.

The free catch-up functionality is available across the SABC channels Read more

‘Make or break time for crypto’ as bitcoin price tumbles

Bitcoin’s slide towards US$30 000 amid China’s continued cryptocurrency crackdown is stoking fears of a deeper sell-off.

Bitcoin fell as much as 4.3% and was trading at about $32 240 as of 9.08am in Hong Kong. Second-ranked ether Read more

New hire a no-show? Onboarding is everything

Most organisations put a lot of effort into showcasing their employee benefits, value-added extras and salary packages during the interview process. The company ethos, the working environment, the flexible approaches to office hours – these spotlights are designed to Read more

Vodacom bosses in share options bonanza

Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub

Vodacom Group has awarded its CEO, Shameel Joosub, more than R44-million worth of share options, which will vest in three years provided they are not forfeited and performance conditions are met.

In a Read more

SABC lashes out at SuperSport over ‘restrictive’ rugby rights

The SABC has hit out at MultiChoice — and its SuperSport subsidiary — for imposing conditions not acceptable to the public broadcaster for the upcoming Springbok Rugby inbound tour matches, including the British and Irish Lions tour.

As a Read more

Security leaders should look to Zero Trust approach

Forrester’s security and risk analyst team has been advocating a Zero Trust information security framework for over a decade. With the latest executive order signed by the Joe Biden administration advocating a Zero Trust approach, companies doing business with Read more

The world is facing a chip crunch – why it’s such a big problem

Car makers slashed production. PlayStations got harder to find in stores. Broadband providers faced months-long delays for Internet routers. All of these phenomena and more had a similar cause: an abrupt and cascading shortage of semiconductors.

Also known as Read more

Booze restrictions back as South Africa moves to level 3

With the third wave of Covid-19 in full swing in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved the country to “alert level 3”, restricting alcohol sales and strictly limiting the size of public gatherings.

Ramaphosa, who addressed the nation Read more

Stereotypes about young jobless South Africans are wrong

South Africa has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. A whopping 63% of its young people between the ages of 15 and 24 years are jobless. A large proportion of these young people have never Read more