MTN champions LTE in rural South Africa

MTN has become the first mobile operator to give 90% of South Africans access to long-term evolution (LTE/4G) coverage through the development of its 11 000th LTE site in the heartland of the Eastern Cape. This significant landmark site in Qatywa near the birthplace of former president, Nelson Mandela, shows that the extensive LTE rollout has […]

CSIR recognises laser expert at awards ceremony

At its annual award presentations in November 2018, the CSIR recognised Dr Sisa Pityana for his contribution for the development of industrial laser technology and presented him with the CSIR Career Achievement Excellence Award. Dr Pityana joined the National Laser Centre (NLC) in 1990. The centre was moved to the CSIR in 2005. He has […]

Don’t delay starting your company’s digital journey

Digital transformation may sound like a buzz word, but speakers at the tenth annual MESA Africa conference said that companies should not delay starting their digital journey if they want to stay relevant in their industries. Addressing the theme “Smart manufacturing and the digital enterprise”, Pieter Theron of PWC said that a recent survey showed […]