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Core Group, the Value Added Distributor (VAD) for Apple in Southern Africa, announced today, 31 October 2011 that Gijima, Information Communication and Technology (ICT) company, has been appointed the first Apple Authorised Systems Integrator (SI) in Southern Africa.
With a growing need for IT departments to support Apple technology in the integration of both company-owned and personal devices,…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 31, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments
IP EXPO Manager.
Operating a successful SME in the current economic environment takes a fiercely determined and entrepreneurial attitude, some out-of-the-box thinking to gain a competitive edge and a keen financial mind to manage cash flow and save on costs.
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 31, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments
They refer to converged communication, multi-mobile driven communication (as well as the reality of ‘anywhere, anytime’ connectivity and higher capacity networks) as the underbelly of commerce today.
Then there is more sophisticated back-up and security measures -…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 27, 2011 at 8:47am — No Comments
The leadership mantle at Safaricom’s cash office has changed hands after chief finance officer Chris Tiffin stepped down after being at the helm for three years. His place has been taken by John Tombleson, a chartered accountant, who is joining the firm after a four-year stint as Vodafone Qatar’s chief financial officer and acting CEO. Mr. Tiffin entered Safaricom at a time when its near stranglehold of the mobile telephony market had come under attack from rivals Telkom Kenya, Airtel and…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 26, 2011 at 1:20pm — No Comments
Years of innovation, research and development has given rise to several versions of the Internet, including Web 1.0 and Web 2.0. The first version focused primarily on content and traffic generation, whilst the second has been…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 19, 2011 at 8:42am — No Comments
The device is extremely compact and lightweight, weighing less than 1 kg. The Vodafone Webbook is presented with a 10" LCD screen, 512MB of memory and an additional 4GB of storage…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 18, 2011 at 4:01pm — No Comments
Q-KON SA, a certified Gold Distributor of Network Equipment Technologies (NET) products, together with senior management from NET, will make the NET UX1000 (Unified Exchange 1000) Series all-in-one branch office network solution available for demonstration at Microsoft Tech-Ed 2011.
As unified communications increases in significance within commerce, particularly for growing businesses, Q-KON SA is eager to demonstrate the relevance of the UX1000 to the South African…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 18, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments
Bargain Bucket is an online shopping site that offers consumers short-term bargains that are comprised of one or many items at significantly reduced prices.
The company concentrates on end-of-line, end-of-season and batch bargains. It also offers a weekly or monthly grocery run focused on…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 18, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
The deal builds upon Brightstar’s recent expansion of operations and services in the region.
Beginning October 1, Brightstar will provide MTN SA with Device Portfolio Management services, Supply Chain services and OEM engagement services that will encompass the operator’s full portfolio of handsets, data devices, laptops and tablets. These services will enable MTN to continue its focus on improving…Continue
Added by Linda Larbie on October 13, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments
Rheenendal Primary School outisde Knysna in the Southern Cape has become the fortunate recipient of a fully equipped computer centre, one of four that the Vodacom Millionaires programme donates to nominated public schools across South Africa monthly.
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 11, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The lounge Africa Telecom People, held on 5 and 6 October in Abidjan, celebrated 25 years of mobile telephony on the continent.…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 10, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments
After an entry period that lasted a month, and a rigorous judging process involving 13 judges, Vodacom is thrilled to announce the regional winners of the 2011 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards.
The winners in the KwaZulu-Natal…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 6, 2011 at 2:55pm — No Comments
I once read that “the battle for control or leadership of the world has always been waged most effectively at the idea level. An idea, whether right or wrong, that captures the minds of a nation’s youth will soon work its way into every area of society, especially in our age of multimedia.” Given…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 6, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
The University of Manchester is providing two fully-funded scholarships as part of its Equity & Merit programme, to study its MSc Management and Information Systems by distance learning, starting in January 2012.
Applications are now being accepted, and the deadline for completion is Friday 11 November 2011. Full details at:…Continue
Added by Richard Heeks on October 5, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless, the country's largest mobile phone operator, has reported a 16 percent increase in half-year earnings, mainly driven by subscriber growth.
Earnings per share rose to $0.44 in the six months to end-August, up from $0.38 in the same period last year, Econet said in a statement. The firm's after-tax profit was $74 million, up from $64.3 million previously.
Econet, which has over 70 percent share of Zimbabwe's mobile phone market, said its…
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 4, 2011 at 10:10am — No Comments
Scangroup has formed two advertising firms in Ghana and acquired the business of partner agency to boost its regional presence and reduce reliance on the East African market. The firm will establish Scanad Ghana Limited and Ogilvy Ghana Limited that will take over the exiting advertising business of Media Majique and Research System (MMRS), which will stop operations.
Scangroup will offer Mr Reginald Laryea USD525,000 (KES52.5mn) who owned MMRS and a 20 per cent stake in the twin…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 3, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments
This Vodacom Developer Program aims to create an environment of collaboration and innovation amongst the local developer community.
The program will launch in Johannesburg on 7 October 2011 at the Protea Fire and Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch from 6-9pm and in Cape Town on 10 October 2011 at Vodacom’s main auditorium…Continue
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 3, 2011 at 12:37pm — No Comments
Global telecoms firms are seeking to secure bids for the lucrative 4G licence spectrum in a contest that has seen Airtel sit out and Telkom Kenya risking being locked out for submitting its bid after the deadline.
Out of the 17 firms that handed in bids, eight are international but have partnered with local companies. They include Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, ZTE, Lollakfi of UK, Ericsson, IBM, Epesi Communications and Cisco Networks.
Unlike in the past when the licence was…
Added by Isaac Twumasi Quantus on October 3, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments