Digital Transformation’s Impact on Businesses within South Africa

Digital transformation is changing the ways businesses operate throughout the world. New technologies like cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and predictive analytics, already have had a profound impact on the world’s economies and continue to disrupt industries. Recognising this potential, government strategies today are emphasizing the role of digital in accelerating economic diversification, …

Global Government IT Spending to Decline by 0.6% in 2020

According to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $438 billion in 2020, a decrease of 0.6% from 2019.Global government IT spending will represent 16% of total enterprise IT spending across all industries, which is forecast to total $2.7 trillion in 2020, a decrease of 8% year over …

Huawei launches Africa Cloud and AI Innovation Centre

Huawei has announced the launch of a Africa-based Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Innovation Centre to drive innovation, knowledge transfer and economic growth through app development in the AI industry. The announcement was made by Ray Rui, President of HUAWEI CLOUD Africa Region, during the HUAWEI CLOUD Summit Africa 2020, an online event to unpack …

Report: African mobile users pay 3 times more for data and voice

The recurring theme of mobile internet prices is that while they are dropping globally, they are not dropping fast enough in Africa. The resulting reality is internet users across the continent pay the highest prices for mobile data relative to average monthly income. A similar theme exists for voice packages too as an International Telecommunication …

How to reset Africa’s e-health systems after Covid-19

As COVID-19 rages on, it gives Africa multiple reasons to turn to mobile innovations in order to leapfrog the continent’s e-health services. Externally, the overwhelming of healthcare systems in G7 countries suggests a catastrophe is simmering in Africa, while the resurgence of the pandemic across the world suggests that we are in for a long …

Trends: Cyber-attacks Spiked by 34% globally in June compared to March and April

At the start of 2020, very few people would have predicted the events that unfolded. The COVID-19 global pandemic caused unprecedented changes to all of our lives, and has reshaped our entire working culture. From the accelerated pace of digital transformation and move to the cloud, to the increased use of collaboration tools, cybercriminals looked …

Nokia rolls out new 5G stand-alone wireless networks for industrial clients

Nokia today announced global commercial availability of new 5G SA industrial-grade private wireless networking solutions, providing a roadmap to fulfilling the needs of the most demanding industrial and manufacturing use cases. With the introduction of 5G SA, Nokia gives its customers the most comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of high-performance 4.9G/LTE and 5G private wireless networking solutions …