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2018-04-10

DFA confirms that Reshaad Sha resigns from DFA / SqwidNet

DFA regrets to inform that their Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on SqwidNet, Reshaad Sha has officially resigned from his position, he joined DFA in 2013 and has an exemplary service record with the company taking it from strength to strength over the years.

2018-02-21

Connectivity is key

The increased adoption of new and evolving digital technologies will continue to transform the way businesses innovate their operating models, digitise their product and services portfolios and engage with stakeholders.

2017-10-30

Navigating towards smart ports in a digital storm

Modern ports are transforming and digitalising, but high-speed connectivity remains the backbone of any attempt to create a genuinely smart port. As digitisation drives a wave of technological innovation and integration, so an increasing number of industries and businesses are seeking to transform themselves into enterprises that are more data and insights driven. The port industry is no exception.

2017-09-27

Medicine beyond borders: Telemedicine in South Africa

Telemedicine, a term which literally means “healing at a distance”, speaks to the use of technology to overcome geographical barriers, and increase access to health care services. This is particularly beneficial for extending medical services to communities that lack access to specialised health care services to their geographic location.

2017-08-14

Machine Learning and the Smart Autonomous Vehicles Revolution

Machine learning is going to fundamentally alter our world for the better! We can confidently say that because machine learning is making great strides in improving healthcare, manufacturing industry and assisting in the prediction of supply and demand levels across a plethora of industries.

2017-08-10

Public-sector projects can benefit significantly from high-speed connectivity

It has been 23 years since the first Pan-African Conference of Ministers of Public/ Civil Service was held in Tangier. Since then there has been a lot of progress in the terms of public sector services on the continent. We need to celebrate the successes, reflect on the challenges, and really acknowledge the role that public services plays in advancing the socio-economic state of the African continent and its citizens.

2017-07-19

SA Internet penetration to reach 40% in 2017

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 19 July 2017 – The South African Internet user population passed the 20-million mark for the first time last year, reaching 21 million, and is expected to grow to at least 22.5 million in 2017. This is the main finding of the Internet Access in South Africa 2017 study released today by World Wide Worx with the support of Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), the country’s leading provider of wholesale open-access fibre connectivity.