As the thread title suggest - a place to consolidate news and information regarding various ICT projects in the Cape.
The rest of the story...(News24)Pigeon beats Telkom
Cape Town - Winston, a homing pigeon, has made history by beating a Telkom ADSL line in delivering 4GB of data from Howick to Hillcrest, outside Durban in just 2 hours 6 minutes and 57 seconds, whereas the ADSL download was "still just under four percent complete" at 11:45.
Read more on Fin24Cape Silicon members will now have access to the tallest five-star green building in Africa, FNB's Portside building.
The Mother City’s transformation into the Digital City of Africa took an exciting step forward on Tuesday, when First National Bank (FNB) and Silicon Cape announced a three-year strategic partnership worth R1m per annum in funding and resource support to boost business activity in South Africa.
The Silicon Cape initiative is a non-profit organisation that was started by Dragons Den entrepreneur Vinny Lingham and venture capitalist Justin Stanford in 2009. It aims to improve the ecosystem for tech businesses, by providing a platform for the community to collaborate, share resources and amplify tech innovation.
Read more on Fin24Cape Town – Over the past few years, the Mother City has been strategically changing its identity into the Digital City, with edgy tech start-up entrepreneurs from all over the world jumping at the opportunity to live and work in Cape Town.
The growth has been fast, but it’s hard to know where to find all these cool cyber nerds. That’s where Rowan Polovin’s neat map has found a gap.
Read more on MyBroadbandMTN has expanded its FTTH footprint to the Western Cape, and trenching has already commenced in the suburbs of Fresnaye and Bakoven.
The operator is preparing to connect around 1,000 (561 in Fresnaye and 373 in Bakoven) homes with the FTTH network before the end of 2015.
Bakoven’s project commencement date was 18 June, and Fresnaye’s was 1 July 2015.