Board shake-up at Telkom – TechCentral

Alphonzo Samuels

Less than a year after joining Telkom’s board, former Openserve CEO Alphonzo Samuels has resigned as a non-executive director.

Telkom disclosed in a statement to shareholders that the Telkom veteran, who retired from the group in 2019, Read more

MTN sued for cutting off the Internet in Eswatini

Eswatini’s biggest mobile operator, MTN, has been sued after the company cut off users’ access to the Internet on 29 June in line with a government directive.

JSE-listed MTN Group, which owns 30% of MTN Eswatini, said on Friday Read more

Black-owned Dartcom appointed as distributor for LONGi Solar in SA

Dartcom CEO Brett Nash

With continued constraints on power on South African citizens, businesses and industry, many are looking for alternative power solutions, with solar becoming the most popular of these. The demand for solar infrastructure has further increased Read more

IoT data connectivity: APN vs prepaid vs roaming – which is best?

Internet of things (IoT) connectivity is everywhere, from routers to sensors and applications. Companies use different mobile network connectivity types depending on their needs. Choosing which is the right one for your project can be tricky. Should you choose Read more

An important notice to our readers about Popia

As a reader of TechCentral, you are no doubt aware that the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) takes full effect from Thursday, 1 July 2021.

The act, as its name implies, was crafted to provide comprehensive data protection Read more

Lightning strikes twice for Africrypt’s Cajee brothers

The Cajee brothers claim Africrypt was hacked

It seems lightning does strike twice for Raees and Ameer Cajee, the two brothers behind Africrypt, the company that was supposedly hacked and whose wallets were emptied of more than R51-billion in Read more

Bitcoin appears to have found a floor at $30 000

Bitcoin pushed higher Monday as proponents took encouragement at its failure to breach the closely watched US$30 000 support level over the weekend.

The largest cryptocurrency advanced 6% to $34 595 as of 2.10pm in Hong Kong, Read more

Ramaphosa to speak as Covid Delta variant takes hold

New coronavirus infections in South Africa appear to be dominated by the Delta variant that was first identified in India, scientists said on Saturday as a third wave sweeps the country.

South Africa is the continent’s worst affected nation Read more

Dimension Data, NTT cosy up in pursuit of growth

Dimension Data CEO Werner Kapp

Dimension Data’s newly appointed CEO, Werner Kapp, said the company’s parent, Japanese technology giant NTT, sees Africa and the Middle East – the markets in which the South African IT services group operates – Read more

Covid-19: Gauteng’s third wave expected to peak soon

Gauteng is expected to hit the peak of a third wave of Covid-19 infections in the first week of July, according to modelling prepared for the provincial government.

While an unexpected surge to a record 10 870 daily Read more