The critical need for spectrum – the key enabler for mission critical broadband

24 April 2023

The upcoming World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC) 2023 will be crucial in deciding the allocation of spectrum.

In this Critical Update webinar, Luz Fernández del Rosal, vice-chair of TCCA’s Critical Communications Broadband Group, and International Cooperation, Directorate Strategy and Central Management, Federal Agency for Public Safety Digital Radio (BDBOS), Germany, and Noel Kirkaldy, TCCA Spectrum Task Force and Market development for Public safety and defense at Nokia, present the case for ensuring sufficient spectrum for critical broadband services.

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Africa Tech festival kicks off in Cape Town

09 November 2022

The 25th Africa Tech Festival kicked off in Cape Town on Tuesday with a record-breaking day one attendance following a two-year physical absence because of global lockdowns.

The festival was opened by James Williams, director, events, Informa Tech, who remarked that “during these 25 years, the event has evolved to ensure we remain the continent’s largest and most influential tech event and to tell the story of continued growth and frontier technologies, and how African innovation is tackling some of the globe's biggest challenges.

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Teraco breaks ground in Johannesburg

08 November 2022

Teraco has commenced construction on a new hyperscale data centre facility with 30MW of critical power load at its Isando Campus in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

The facility, known as JB5, is scheduled for completion in 2024 and will incorporate the latest environmentally sustainable cooling and water management designs.

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Honeywell launches new Data Center Suite

08 November 2022

Honeywell has announced the launch of its Data Center Suite, a portfolio of outcome-based software solutions that help data centre managers and owners optimise uptime, worker productivity, critical asset health and operational expenses while providing better vizibility into sustainability KPIs.

Based on the open architecture Niagara Framework, it combines data from both operational technology and information technology infrastructure, securely enhancing situational awareness at site level as well as global fleet level, enabling condition-based maintenance to reduce downtime risk and operational expenses.

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