Category Archives: ict

I LOVE CELLULAR

  Remember the days of beepers, then cellphones, and drat! All of a sudden everyone knew where you were all of the time. Gone were the days of telephoning someone at home, and by golly, they were actually home when … 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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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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