Archive for July, 2015

When is a data centre truly vendor-neutral? Does it really matter?

  When Teraco opened the doors of its first data centre in Cape Town in 2010 the company claimed to be the first vendor-neutral data centre in South Africa. Since then the industry has seen other data centres claiming to be vendor-neutral. It raises the question, if a telco opens a data centre and provides […]

WiFi and OTT to feature extensively at SATNAC 2015

WiFi and OTT will be extensively covered in two panel discussions at the 2015 Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC) to be held near Hermanus, Western Cape from 7 to 9 September, 2015 SATNAC is hosted under the auspices of Telkom and is the only conference of its kind that puts students, academics […]

Several firsts recorded on transmission line upgrade project

  EPC turnkey transmission line contractor Babcock has commenced a 15-month contract to upgrade Zambia’s 342 km Kafue Town-Muzuma-Livingstone high voltage transmission line from 220 kV to 330 kV. This is one of the oldest high voltage transmission lines in Africa and the upgrade became necessary to increase the transfer capacity of the line to accommodate […]