LTE the ultimate in mobility? Think again, 5G is on its way!

  Long term evolution (LTE) is not the ultimate in broadband mobility, it is just the beginning. While the new 5G is not yet out of the research laboratories – with several parameters and standards still to be finalised by organisations like IEEE, 5G Forum, the International Telecommunications Union and others – it is waiting […]

Cloud – ubiquitous yet still feared by many

  Cloud is everywhere; most people use cloud services without being aware of it. Who does not search on Google, send large files on Dropbox, and emails on Gmail or Yahoo?  Yet many are still wary of the technology and are resistant to taking their company’s operations into the cloud. Grant Hutchons, ICT service assets […]

Students do the Telkom Centres of Excellence proud

  After the plenaries and vendors speaking about how they will solve the future of telecommunications,  the real Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC)  started with presentations of papers and work in progress at the Telkom Centres of Excellence (CoEs).  Not that the plenaries are unimportant –  they are, as it is that section […]