New submarine cable to the Middle East and South Central Asia in 18 months

  MTN Group, PCCW Global, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Telecom Egypt (TE) and Telkom South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intention of constructing the new “Africa-1” submarine cable system. This consortium-funded system will connect Africa with the Middle East and South Central Asia and provide onward connectivity to Europe. Companies […]

ICASA sanctions SA Post Office following complaints by publishers

  The Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has fined the South African Post Office (SAPO) R125 000 for failure to deliver mail. However, the fine has been suspended for three years. Click here to download the full judgement The judgement follows formal complaints lodged with ICASA against […]

Donation for local school

  EE Publishers recently made a donation to Tirisano-Mmogo Primary School in Cosmo City, using the South African Medical and Education (SAME) Foundation as their catalyst to ensure the funds are used in the best possible way. The school is a Quintile 1 ranked school, which means parents do not pay school fees, as these […]

Final call for academic papers for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Researchers working in the surveying, geospatial, mapping and remote sensing fields are encouraged to submit their abstracts for the peer-reviewed academic track of Geomatics Indaba 2016 before 1 April 2016. Abstracts and academic papers must be submitted using the on-line paper submission system: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gi2016. Geomatics Indaba 2016 takes place from 2 to 4 August 2016 at […]

Geomaticians gather for training indaba launch

  Key geomatics industry representatives from across southern Africa gathered at Emperors’ Palace in Ekurhuleni for the launch of Geomatics Indaba 2016 on 17 February. The workshop and cocktail evening provided a platform for idea sharing around driving business value for delegates attending this year’s training indaba. Geomatics Indaba 2016 is the premiere geomatics event […]

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