18 October 2021
Integrasys has hired Jackson Kemper as its new vice president global sales and head of Americas Sales office.
With more than 25 years of experience of successful sales and business development management in the Satellite industry with a focus on satcom and communication solutions to commercial markets and global governments, Kemper has been recruited to develop the business and leading the sales teams globally.
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08 October 2021
What was your big career break?
In 2015, the rise of Bitcoin was all everyone was talking about. What was less apparent at first was the upsurge in cybercrime that came with Bitcoin. Before the dawn of this new digital currency, cybercriminals couldn’t easily obtain money from the crimes they committed. They had few places where to safely launder the stolen money and oftentimes their crimes could easily be traced back to their bank accounts. Via Bitcoin, cybercriminals were able to create a real business model and profession out of cyber fraud.
08 October 2021
Jean-Luc Vuillemin, executive vice president, international networks, Orange examines the role of submarine cables in bringing connectivity to Africa
The global need for connectivity is continually increasing. Beyond the ability to communicate with one another, connectivity is now relied upon as the means to access education, employment, healthcare and even democracy.
This trend, accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, has only served to highlight the disparities between developed nations and those with less comprehensive digital infrastructure. Despite marked improvements over the last decade, development and access to digital technology remains a key challenge for Africa. There is a growing need for the ongoing investment from operators for improved reliable, secure and high-quality connectivity to contribute to the populations’ digital inclusion and help stimulate the countries’ digital economy. And it all drills down to the infrastructure which makes this transformation possible.Find out more
06 October 2021
The fifth generation technology for broadband cellular networks, or 5G, is now available in selected cities around the world. But how is Africa preparing for it? Robert Shepherd investigates
According to the GSMA, the 2020s will see wide-spread deployment of 5G worldwide, including sub-Saharan Africa.Find out more