Monthly Archives: September 2010

I love it when technology works for me! Share the love – tips from a travel expert

The advantages of enhanced search engine applications of today, enable tourism service providers to reach a much larger audience. Continue reading

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Zimbabwe’s internet expensive and slow. 300 times more expensive.

Internet in Zimbabwe runs almost entirely on a satellite link. ‘ and running a link from Harare to New York costs about 300 times more than a link from New York to London’.

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CLOUD COMPUTING – Internet-based applications and services

Cloud computing reminds me of flying on a magic carpet. It’s a ride into virtual world. Continue reading

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ALCATEL-LUCENT SOUTH AFRICA, A SOLUTIONS BASED COMPANY Interview of Alcatel-Lucent Vice President (South Africa) Chad Baker, interviewed by Andrea Steyn for research purposes

SOLUTIONS BASED COMPANY
I learned from Chad Baker today that they work from a customer point of view. Identifying the customer’s needs first, and then working on a total solution using all of the resources available. Understand what the end user wants. Second comes innovation through the new technology solutions at hand; third comes working with your tech engineers to develop these systems.
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VoIP technology: exciting developments to save costs using existing technology

By taking existing technologies and deploying them in new ways, Service Providers can offer innovative solutions that provide benefits to both consumer and business users, while also improving reliability and reducing operating costs. Continue reading

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ICT AS A VALUABLE ENVIRONMENT IN A SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM SYSTEM: INTERACTIVE GPS, AN ACCESSIBLE AND UNDER-UTILIZED TECHNOLOGY REACHING EVERY CORNER OF THE WORLD h

PCs and the Internet Enhance Rural Economies and Improve Quality of Life

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Alcatel-Lucent CEO talks about change in the telecoms industry in the light of changes in technology and broadband

Ben Verwaayen, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, recently gave his views on the future of technology and telecoms in a presentation titled “Building bridges to a new reality” at Telkom’s annual SATNAC conference. In his keynote address at the conference, which is … Continue reading

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