south africa

  1. Jamie McKane

    Best and worst mobile operators in SA

    Best and worst mobile operators in SA The MyBroadband Q2 2019 mobile app ratings revealed that MTN has the highest customer satisfaction rating of all mobile operators in South Africa. These ratings were gathered through the MyBroadband Speed Test App, which gives users the ability to test...
  2. Jamie McKane

    What to expect from fibre prices in South Africa

    What to expect from fibre prices in South Africa Fibre to the Home (FTTH) has become the preferred form of home Internet wherever it is available in South Africa. This is partially because it offers superior speed and latency, but it is also due to the fact that it is more affordable than ADSL.
  3. Jamie McKane

    What South African tech enthusiasts like buying

    What South African tech enthusiasts like buying The demand from South African consumers for gadgets and hardware is increasing across multiple sectors, according to technology distribution company Syntech. Syntech is the official distributor for a number of tech products in South Africa...
  4. Jamie McKane

    South Africa has a CEO crisis

    South Africa has a CEO crisis The history of business is filled with executives coming to the fore during adversity. Think Steve Jobs taking back Apple Inc. and turning it into a tech powerhouse, or Alan Mulally steering Ford Motor Co. out of the late-2000s car-industry recession. [Bloomberg]
  5. NeonNinja

    Standpoint on drunk car passengers?

    Just asking for interest's sake...
  6. Jamie McKane

    SA networks could save billions by giving up diesel

    SA networks could save billions by giving up diesel South African telecommunications providers suffer whenever load-shedding hits, mostly due to the greatly increased operational costs that come with running diesel generators at base stations and other connectivity hubs. However, they can save...
  7. Jamie McKane

    New SA coding curriculum risks "disastrous failure"

    New SA coding curriculum risks "disastrous failure" Learning how to code is a popular hobby among tech-minded people who want to learn valuable new skills that can help them in the job market. However, South African school learners are only provided with the opportunity to learn coding from...
  8. Jamie McKane

    South Africa's 5G battle

    South Africa's 5G battle 5G holds tremendous potential for South Africa as a fixed broadband solution and a fibre-to-the-home replacement. The technology promises real-world speeds of over 100Mbps and very low latency, which makes it suitable for services like video streaming, cloud gaming...
  9. Bresder

    What degrees would you say is worth it?

    For someone who wants to travel a lot and go overseas. A profession that doesn't allow you to be stagnant or corporate.
  10. Bresder

    What night shift jobs are out there for entry level?

    For a Matriculate that might be interested in a night shift Job and soon, what do you advice? Salary approximately R7000+
  11. Jamie McKane

    From Brazil to South Africa and back in 98ms

    From Brazil to South Africa and back in 98ms Angola Cables recently launched its second AngoNAP data centre, cutting the ribbon on its new facility in Fortaleza, Brazil on 16 April 2019. This follows its first data centre being built in Angola, where the company is headquartered.
  12. Jamie McKane

    South Africa - Only slightly better than war-torn countries

    South Africa - Only slightly better than war-torn countries The government’s incompetence related to digital migration and mobile spectrum allocation are causing tremendous damage to the local telecommunications market and the economy as a whole. Access to additional spectrum will make it more...
  13. Jamie McKane

    South Africa has great tech skills

    South Africa has great tech skills South Africa has talented people with world-class technical skills working in its IT sector, according to the co-president of Workday, Chano Fernandez. Fernandez was speaking to media at a recent event in Johannesburg, where he was asked about Workday’s plans...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Government turns to renewable energy as Eskom breaks down

    Government turns to renewable energy as Eskom breaks down With South Africa’s state electricity utility in dire financial straits and straining to meet demand, the government has reverted to courting independent renewable energy producers to help power the continent’s most industrialized...
  15. J

    [2019] Question about ordering from Amazon in South Africa

    I've never ordered anything internationally before and I really don't understand the procedure. I hear a lot of thieving that occurs in Johannesburg and I don't want to risk anything without knowing the facts. So I hear Amazon uses a private courier- for the standard international shipping...
  16. 12race

    Buying a used Lexus in South Africa - 2011 LEXUS IS 250 ES or EX

    First time poster, AMAZING platform I've been using for research for the last 6 years though! I'm hoping to open up a thread that can give some fresh and relevant info on owning a Lexus. Important facts like the average service costs, common problems (if any because so far all I'm finding is...
  17. G

    Is a Subaru a good choice for a first ever car?

    For my first car. I want it to be a Subaru, I would prefer an sti but my wallet says no. I want an 07 Hawkeye 2.0R there are two in my area for sale and are stock. My questions are: Should I get a Subaru? Are they a good fit for a first car? Personally I think so but I would like your...
  18. S

    South African post office stealing

    I ordered a parcel through dhl and the tracking for it has been fine up until today when it said that my parcel has been delivered to a S S FEBRUARY in BERTSHAM. It was meant to be in a Durban. Anyone know what the procedure to follow. I’ve emailed those low iq individuals at customer service...
  19. Jamie McKane

    South African energy minister fires nuclear corporation's board

    South African energy minister fires nuclear corporation's board South African Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has dissolved the board of the Nuclear Energy Corporation, suspended the chief executive officer and appointed Rob Adam as chairman and Don Robertson as interim CEO, his department said...
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