3D printing: fast becoming a technology of note

  3D printing will reach a tipping point over the next three years as the market for relatively low-cost 3D printing devices continues to grow rapidly and industrial use expands significantly. New industrial, biomedical and consumer applications will continue to demonstrate that 3D printing is a real, viable and cost-effective means to reduce costs through […]

Is there still space for microwave in the telecoms landscape?

  Does microwave fit into the modern telecoms landscape which is dominated by fibre? It is true that in telecoms, fibre-based connectivity dominates in both demand and in the eye of the media with promises of low-cost business solutions and even the possibility of fibre to home solutions.  However, according to Hendrik du Plooy of […]

Optical wireless broadband – it’s licence free

  Optical wirelss broadband (OWB) is quick to install, requires no Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) licence and it can provide up to 10 Gbps bandwidth over a distance of up to 2,5 km.  Also referred to as free space optics, OWB is developed from the ground up and manufactured in South Africa […]