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'Use the internet responsibly'

1 week ago - 04 October 2019 | Technology

The minister of information and communication technology, Stanley Simataa, says there are still some drawbacks that frustrate the government's efforts towards digital inclusion despite significant progress made in this regard. Speaking at the third annual...

No 5G plans for Paratus yet

1 month - 10 September 2019 | Technology

Paratus Telecom says it is not yet the time to introduce fifth generation (5G) cellular network technology, saying that the roll-out of 4G technology across towns in Namibia has been slow. The comments were made...

Schoolgirls inspired

1 month - 20 August 2019 | Technology

Evany van Wyk Woman in Engineering (WomEng) is a non-profit organisation that originated in South Africa. The organisation, which was started in 2006, aims to encourage young girls to take up studies in the...

Huawei tech to be scrutinised - Simataa

3 months ago - 04 July 2019 | Technology

Information minister Stanley Simataa says government is not taking any chances when it comes to security concerns about Huawei devices.Simataa acknowledged that cybersecurity was a big concern when quizzed, and said the relevant authorities would...

Sky is the limit for Megan

3 months ago - 18 June 2019 | Technology

Ester Kamati Megan Werner, an experienced model and published author, recently finished building an aircraft along with 20 other youth, which they plan to fly across the continent.Werner is not only moving mountains, but is...

Apple unveils new iPad, updates Mini

6 months ago - 20 March 2019 | Technology

Sonam RaiApple Inc, in a surprise move on Monday, launched a new 10.5-inch iPad Air and updated its iPad Mini ahead of a March 25...

Namibia fingered in spy probe

7 months ago - 07 March 2019 | Technology

American cybersecurity company McAfee revealed this past weekend that its experts, who are on the trail of North Korea's Operation Sharpshooter, had uncovered that Windhoek...

Tech companies scope out Africa surveillance sector

7 months ago - 06 March 2019 | Technology

Sophie Pons - At a security exhibition in Morocco tech companies pushed to convince African officials that their state-of-the-art surveillance tools are the key to...

Namibia's internet costs are too high

7 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Technology

Namibia has been ranked poorly in the latest edition of the Inclusive Internet Index, which placed the country last among 24 upper-middle-income countries. Globally Namibia...

Namibia oku li pevi momakwatathano gopainternet

7 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Technology

Namibia okwa tulwa momusholondondo gwiilongo yi li pevi noonkondo molopota ompe yoInclusive Internet Index, ndjoka ya tula oshilongo pevi mokati kiilong 24 yi na iiyemo...

With 5G hype high, consumers risk disappointment

7 months ago - 28 February 2019 | Technology

Erwan Lucas - The telecoms industry is gearing up for 5G, the next generation wireless networks which could enable new technologies such self-driving cars and...

Samsung's foldable phone opens up debate

7 months ago - 22 February 2019 | Technology

Stephen Nellis and Hyunjoo Jin - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has wowed the smartphone industry with the first mainstream foldable screen, accompanied by a nearly...

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081Every1 making waves

8 months ago - 28 January 2019 | Technology

A total of 111 new cell towers are scheduled to go live by the end of March, when phase one MTC's 081Every1 project is expected...

MTC: Huawei is here to...

8 months ago - 25 January 2019 | Technology

Augetto GraigMobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) will maintain and strengthen its relationship with Chinese technology giant Huawei into the foreseeable future.“We hope to continue to cooperate...

Hi-Tech comes calling at Davos

8 months ago - 22 January 2019 | Technology

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company and the World Economic Forum's Strategic Partner, has announced its largest presence to date on the sidelines...

Telecom's week of woes

8 months ago - 18 January 2019 | Technology

Telecom Namibia clients were left without services on two occasions this week - first when its switching trunk in Windhoek for voice telephony partially failed...

Old brands display new tech

9 months ago - 10 January 2019 | Technology

The companies founded by blacksmith John Deere and candle and soap making duo Procter & Gamble may not be the hip purveyors of new technology...

Electric vehicles for China

9 months ago - 08 January 2019 | Technology

Nampa/ReutersTesla boss Elon Musk said the electric car-maker would break ground yesterday on a Shanghai factory that would allow it to sell directly to Chinese...

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