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JSE-listed electronics giant Reunert is suing former employee John Holdsworth and his start-up mobile offering, AppChat, over an alleged breach of contract. Reunert wants to stop Holdsworth from launching the new offering, which is set to disrupt... Read More
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Vox Telecom Group, a telecom operator offering voice and data services to the South African market, is now offering a new hosted call center solution called Verto Connect that delivers virtual PBX (Private -Automatic- Branch Exchange) services to... Read More
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JSE-listed electronics, engineering and telecommunications group Reunert is upset over an apparent exodus of employees from its subsidiary, voice communications specialist Nashua ECN, to John Holdsworth?s new start-up AppChat and is now considering... Read More
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Broadband provider iBurst will offer students free courses over satellite in a bid to help them gain skills. Funda TV will provide courses from institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University, in the US,... Read More
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When he isn?t talking at technology conferences and seminars, or travelling to them, 49-year-old Steve Song lives and works in Durbanville near Cape Town. He?s perhaps best known for his map of the various submarine cables that have landed in Africa... Read More
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Fibre telecommunications industry lobby group, the FTTH Council Africa, has warned it will take the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality to court on Friday if it continues to enforce a moratorium, introduced on Tuesday, on new fibre installations on... Read More
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Dark Fibre Africa is aggressively rolling out fibre in South African cities and towns, making it easier to provide FTTx services Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has already laid more than 5,000 kilometres of fibre infrastructure in South Africa, and the... Read More
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Neotel has doubled the number of retail subscribers on its network in the past 11 months, growing this customer segment from 50 000 to 100 000, according to CEO Sunil Joshi. However, the company, licensed in the mid-2000s as the first competitor to... Read More
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Embattled telecoms operator Neotel has lost two senior managers, amid what insiders are referring to as renewed tension within the organisation's management team. The exiting executives are Nadia Bulbulia, Neotel's newly-appointed... Read More
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Small to medium-sized companies with RightFax servers can save between 10% and 40% on their monthly Telco fax costs by using the Vbill system from Vox Amvia, says the company?s MD Craig Freer. ?Fax is still used for millions of critical documents... Read More
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John Holdsworth, the businessman who took on the mobile operators over high wholesale call charges and won, has launched a new business that will take advantage of falling prices and faster mobile data networks. He hopes, in the process, to shake up... Read More
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Convergence Partners chairman Andile Ngcaba hinted strongly on Tuesday that he wants to build an African version of Telehouse Europe, the carrier-neutral colocation facility based in London?s Docklands that serves as the main hub of Internet traffic... Read More
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Hello all! I?m here to give you a useful advice in the case you want to develop softphone. I?m actually building my own softphone using Ozeki VoIP SIP SDK sample program which I have found on this site http://www.voip-sip-sdk.com/p_116-c-wpf-... Read More
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The Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) has put off its proposed spectrum plan and ditched the draft invitations to apply for high-demand frequency, after jumping the gun. Late last year, ICASA issued draft invitations to apply for... Read More
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Neotel?s metro fibre and national fibre network rollout continues to grow; FTTX covers more than 2,000 buildings Neotel?s fibre infrastructure is growing with their national, metropolitan and fibre-to-the-premise (FTTX) networks all showing improved... Read More
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AppChat, the mobile voice specialist founded recently by former ECN Telecommunications CEO John Holdsworth, will launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) later this year, TechCentral has learnt exclusively. The company is promising, in the... Read More
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Our solution developers here at Nology have had many requests about how ViBE actually works. Although we can't give away trade secrets, Quinton Hofmeyr came up with a clever way to answer all the questions by showing via Wireshark software what... Read More
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As part of continued growth in South Africa, Voipex has announced an enhancement to the existing agreement with Nology that will see the organisation act as the exclusive partner for ViBE sales, distribution and technical support into the ISP and... Read More
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MTN (MTN) SA MD, Karel Pienaar, said that the group is expecting a 20% decline in interconnect revenue for 2012. The latest round of interconnect rate cuts kicked in on March 1, 2012, with peak mobile termination rates (MTR) down from R0.73, to R0.... Read More
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South Africa?s incumbent telecoms operator is facing serious challenges, including declining voice revenues Telkom released a set of worrying financial results on Monday 21 November, showing a decline in revenue and profit and a rise in operating... Read More
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