Written by Pamela Weaver
THE CONVERGENCE LANDSCAPE
From the time the first humans noticed that the stone they’d been using to bash rivals over the head with had a nice sharp edge that could be used for scraping shellfish off rocks if you strapped a handle to it, people have been looking for ways to combine the best qualities of our most useful technologies into one all encompassing tool.
Written by Pamela Weaver and Janet Paterson
With the 2010 FIFA World Cup on the horizon and Telkom’s divestment of Vodacom, the telecoms landscape in South Africa is enjoying as much of a rollercoaster ride as ever. From carrier pre-select and Local Loop Unbundling, co-location, new players and new cables, perhaps the only really predictable thing in this sector is that there won’t be any shortage of bones of contention.