Posts tagged as internet

MyBroadband conference: Telkom scoops up two major awards

  Telkom scooped up the two most prestigious awards at the recent 2014 MyBroadband conference held at Gallagher Estate, Midrand and stole the show with the announcement of its mobile broadband, LTE Avanced. The telco received the award for the best fixed line broadband provider and the best mobile broadband provider. A special award was […]

The industrial internet at work: Towards zero unplanned downtime

  The industrial internet is bringing about a profound transformation to global industry, by connecting more intelligent machines, advanced analytics, and people at work. This deeper meshing of the digital world with the world of machines has the potential to bring enormous economic benefits. We  estimate that this new wave of innovation could boost global […]

Three billion internet users by end 2014

  by Hans van de Groenendaal, features editor, EngineerIT New ITU figures indicate that, by end 2014, there will be almost 3-billion internet users. However the African continent is still lagging behind with only 20% of the population expected to be online by the end of 2014. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General Hamadoun I. Touré […]

Bernard Price Memorial Lecture

Vint Cerf. The SAIEE’s 62nd Bernard Price Memorial Lecture was addressed by Vint Cerf, “Father of the internet”, and chief internet evangelist for Google, on 6 September 2013 at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Cerf spoke to an appreciative audience of approximately 300 on “The Internet Past, Present and Future”. He has been vice-president […]

The internet moves skywards

by Hans van de Groenendaal, features editor, EngineerIT It has finally arrived – internet in the sky!  Mango airline has introduced internet on its flights and other airlines are likely to follow. Download the Pdf