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Press Release: XDSL extends its network into New Telco SA’s Midrand Data Centre
23 March 2017
New Telco SA’s carrier neutral Midrand data centre has been selected by Internet service and premier fibre provider, XDSL, as a Point of Presence on their rapidly expanding network. The data centre provides XDSL with the ideal platform to further extend their reach into the rapidly booming Midrand area, while enabling them to interconnect with multiple network operators and other service providers. Read more >

Opinion piece: Can carriers keep up with the data explosion?
15 February 2017
The migration from traditional voice to new IP based technologies and services – alongside a data explosion and increasing consumer data capacity demands – brings massive disruption to the telecoms arena. For carriers, it signals a shift in not just technology but revenue models and competition. Read more >

Are You Maximising The Potential Of Your Building’s Rooftop?
02 February 2017
When contemplating the task of managing a business property, the rooftop is not often considered. However, rooftops are becoming part of the landlords contributing revenue base, yet managing the tenants, including Telecommunication companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs), can be a challenge. Many of them are turning to Jasco’s Rooftop Solutions, a professional service offering from the Jasco Property Technology Management (PTM) division. Read more >

Press Release: Link Africa chooses New Telco SA Data Centre for their Midrand hub
01 December 2016
Metro fibre provider Link Africa, and New Telco SA, a carrier neutral data centre solutions provider, have partnered on Link Africa’s Midrand fibre network rollout, which will form part of Link Africa’s core metro ring around Gauteng. Read more >

Jasco-sponsored Telkom CoE student talks residential energy management at SATNAC 2016
17 November 2016
At the recent SATNAC conference held from the 4th to the 7th of September at Fancourt in George, Western Cape, South Africa, young University of Cape Town student, Nataizya Sikasote, presented a paper on “Enabling Scalability in an Energy Management System”. Sponsored by Jasco, this bright mind hopes to make a positive contribution to the power industry by changing the way energy services are delivered to consumers. Read more >

Opinion Piece: Harnessing the power of big data, SaaS and analytics to reduce water loss
07 October 2016
Water is a scarce resource, and conserving this resource is proving a challenge on a global scale. In South Africa, we are experiencing one of the worst droughts in over a century and water restrictions are being imposed in many areas in an attempt to ease the strain. How much water we use and when we can use it is something that municipalities are trying to monitor. So how can technology help? Read more >

Opinion piece: Connectivity – Assisting South Africa to build a progressive nation
06 October 2016
The discussion around connectivity in South Africa has to evolve. It’s no longer just about infrastructure and the advantages broadband delivers; it’s about the country’s participation and progress on a global level in a Digital Era. For South Africa to reach past its current limitations, a new mindset is needed – one focused on South Africa becoming a progressive nation and society. Read more >

Opinion piece: FTTH/B set to enable a remote workforce, finally
05 October 2016
Fibre to the home/business (FFTH/B) is spreading rapidly and visibly throughout major centres of South Africa. The growth of fibre is, surprisingly, driven predominantly by residential suburbs and once it’s in the home and across our cities, fibre has the ability to transform the workplace by potentially removing traditional boundaries and forcing us to rethink ingrained ways of working. Read more >

Opinion: Contact centres must service changing customer needs in order to remain relevant
03 October 2016
The way we do business is changing. This change is not driven internally by businesses or organisations, but by the customers themselves. It is a radical change, with far-reaching implications for business, as the e-commerce age has transformed the way customers shop and empowered them to share their experiences in new ways online... So where does this leave the traditional call centre? Read more >

Opinion Piece: Local procurement is as much a private sector concern as it is a public sector duty
19 September 2016
The Local Procurement Accord was established in 2011 by government with the intention of putting policy in place to develop local suppliers and better utilise local resources in order to achieve the goals of socio-economic development through job creation. Five years on, procurement of locally-produced goods is still low which compromises economic growth and job creation. Read more >