Mobile porn market set to explode
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This is not surprising news for me because my associate, Arthur Goldstuck, has made a similar prediction back in Feb 2005. This website is not about morality but it is about reality. And all you have to do in South Africa is look at the explicit adverts on late night TV, especially eTV and you

Toast to Toastmasters
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Tonight I won two awards at my local Toastmasters meeting. Toastmasters International is a non-profit organisation that helps individuals improve their public speakings. My club is has meetings twice a month at Old Ed’s (next to the Virgin Active) in Houghton, Johannesburg. And tonight I did my 3rd speech. The basic Communications & Leadership program

Broadband: The premise of a social web
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As you may have written down in you diary that a major event to attend in November was the 2006 MyADSL Broadband Conference held at Vodaworld, Midrand, South Africa. That was one of the many ICT related forum focusing directly on widening digital access to communities and the information poor. In this article i am

Neotel's Broadband Future
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A lot has been said and debated at different ICT industry forums about Neotel’s dream work and missions. But there has’nt been as yet more rigorous and easy to measure development, people begin to question the telecs ‘s ability to win over Telkom. On paper, Neotel (the word NEO in Pedi means to give (or

Open Access Networks:A success story
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The idea behind Broadband is mainly to open doors for inclusive access- where anyone can play on a fair and none discriminatory, while promoting ensure fair trade. Open Access Networks is one of the few community driven success story. An attempt to ‘level the playing field’ and stimulated competition as a means to promote greater

The future of MyWireless: 'No to one size fits all'
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Sentech ‘s Portfolio Manager for Broadband Products Winston Smith cheered the crowd as usual with his jokes. Sentech’s MyWireless portable broadband technology complies with international standards to provide a telecommunications platform for connecting to the Internet and other communications networks securely and at high-speed. Regulated frequencies and a worldwide standard is used. By virtue of

Winners: 2006 Broadband
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The MyADSL 2006 Awards went to: Journalist of the Year, Overall Winner – Duncan McLeod Journalist of the Year, Newspaper – Lloyd Gedye Journalist of the Year, Online – Dave Glazier ADSL ISP of the Year-Web Africa Broadband Provider of the Year-iBurst 33.6k Modem Award for 2006-Telkom  

Yebo Broadband:'great performance and excellent mobility'
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Vodacom as a co-sponsor of 2006 MyADSL broadband conference, Vodacome has every reason to celebrate. In 2006 Vodacom continued not only to be ‘South Africa’s leading cellular network’ but also a key advocate of mobile broadband. Chris Ross the Managing Executive of Products and Services at Vodacom strategically analysed Vodacom’s broadband technologies such as HSDPA,

Classified Advertising in South Africa
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Robert X Cringely is a journalist, author and online industry commentator that I have been reading since I first discovered him in Computing SA back in 1993-1995. Anyway his insights are very accurate and the trends he spots turn out to be important in most cases. This week he wrote in his weekly column on

Digital Migration: 4 % broadband connectivity!
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This week a new BMI-TechKnowledge report states that 5% broadband connectivity was just a dream. The report suggest that only 4% seem to be feasible of a population of 50-million people in 2010.Where did this digital migration emerged? In October 2005 Deputy Minister of Communications Roy Padayachie held bilateral talks during the International ITU Telecoms