Cell C has Started to Migrate Subscribers off its Network – Tempemail

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C has started migrating its customers to MTN’s cellphone tower infrastructure while it prepares to decommission its own towers. “Our strategic vision is to differentiate ourselves by focusing on innovative products and services without being owners of capital-intensive infrastructure. This creates more flexibility and Continue Reading

Google suspends Parler social network app over incitement to violence | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

Google has suspended the Parler social networking app from its Play Store until the platform popular with many supporters of Donald Trump adds “robust” content moderation. As Twitter suspended the US president’s account permanently over the risk of further incitement to violence”, the search engine said it was blocking Parler Continue Reading

New 5G Network Flaws Let Attackers Track Users’ Locations and Steal Data – Tempemail

As 5G networks are being gradually rolled out in major cities across the world, an analysis of its network architecture has revealed a number of potential weaknesses that could be exploited to carry out a slew of cyber assaults, including denial-of-service (DoS) attacks to deprive subscribers of Internet access and Continue Reading

Vodacom Launches Widest 5G Network in KZN – Tempemail

Vodacom has announced its plans to roll-out the widest 5G network in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Its 5G network is currently available on 156 live 5G sites across the KwaZulu-Natal province and supports both mobile and fixed wireless access services. To launch the 5G network in KZN, Vodacom used the temporary spectrum Continue Reading

TMCEL Joins Forces with Ericsson to Expand its Network in Mozambique – Tempemail

Mahomed Rafique Jusob Mahomed, Chairman of the Board at TMCEL and Todd Ashton, Vice President and Head of Ericsson South and East Africa TMCEL has partnered with Ericsson in a five-year deal which aims to expand and modernize its network and digital services ecosystem in Mozambique. This collaboration will see Continue Reading

Facebook condemned for hosting neo-Nazi network with UK links | Technology- Tempemail

A white supremacist network with more than 80,000 followers and links to the UK far right, including a student charged with terrorist offences, is being hosted by Facebook and Instagram, putting the world’s largest social media company under fresh pressure to tackle extremism. The network, which includes more than 40 Continue Reading

Liquid Telecom Joins Forces with Zayo to Expand Network Coverage – Tempemail

Nic Rudnick, Liquid Telecoms Group CEO. Image sourced from TechAfrica News Liquid Telecoms has partnered with Zayo, a global communications infrastructure provider. The companies are expected to expand network operations in North America and Europe in addition to their African operations. “We have long been committed to building Africa’s digital Continue Reading

Facebook apologises to Australian MP falsely accused by conspiracy theorist of being in ‘paedophile network’ | Technology

Facebook has apologised to Nationals MP Anne Webster over months-long delays in responding to reports of abuse she received from an online conspiracy theorist that led to an $875,000 defamation payout order. In September, federal court justice Jacqueline Gleeson ordered the payout to the first-term Mildura MP over Facebook posts Continue Reading

Parler: the social network that’s winning conservative recruits | Media- Tempemail

As social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook crack down more forcefully on falsehoods and misinformation, conservative users are flocking to a new platform: Parler. The social network, which resembles Twitter, takes its name from the French verb meaning “to talk” but is often pronounced like the English word “parlor”. Continue Reading

NBN blames pandemic for $6.7bn funding blowout as execs rake in bonuses | Tempemail broadband network (NBN)

NBN Co has blamed the Covid-19 pandemic in part for a $6.7bn blowout in funding, as executives raked in almost $3m in bonuses last financial year for “significantly” overachieving targets. At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, when office workers and school children were sent home to work and study, Continue Reading