Archive for November, 2015

Expanding specialist skills by acquisition

  Pragma, which delivers integrated physical asset management solutions globally, has acquired a majority share in condition monitoring specialists, Martec. Condition monitoring is a critical component that enables an asset owner to advance from daily maintenance management to long-term and strategic asset management. It supports the quest to bring asset performance, operational costs and risk […]

What was cool at AfricaCom 2015

AfricaCom is arguably the largest communication expo in South Africa, indeed in Africa. Over the years it has become visually dominated by companies providing satellite and mobile services with network and transmission ancillary equipment vendors  being less “visible”.  Yes, they are present but do not have large dishes and world maps to dominate the scene.  […]

World Radiocommunication Conference allocates spectrum for future innovation

The World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) concluded its deliberations on Friday 27 November 2015 as delegates signed the Final Acts that revise the Radio Regulations – the international treaty governing the use of radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits. In a statement by the Minister of Telecommunication and Postal Services Dr. Siyabonga Cwele said that overall […]