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Yawn! Skype just got on the bandwagon to things Fring have done ages ago.

Ooooh. So now you can access Facebook through skype, and check status updates et al. But sorry, we’ve been able to do that for more than a year with Fring! Pity that app no longer allows you to use skype … Continue reading

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Opera Mobile coming to Android, not quite the French Revolution.

Ok so how many of us use the Opera Mini web browser on our cell phones?? Hands up! I am one of them. Its so much faster and very accomodating to me in Africa with slow internet access. Very exciting … 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’.

the ‘last mile’ link – which is the link between ISP and client but owned by Continue reading

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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

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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