Technology

Unleashing Community Networks
Thursday, 13 December, 2018 - 13:53
Community networks refer to telecommunications infrastructure deployed and operated by a local group to meet their own communication needs. They are the result of people working together, combining their resources, organizing their efforts, and connecting themselves to close connectivity and cultural gaps
Technological Approaches
The NGOs also use social media and fundraising tools for security and data management. Africa’s NGOs reported better usage of websites. The report indicated that 74% of NGO from Africa own websites and 87% of these websites are mobile compatible. 
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Through the exposure WIT has given to NGOs like TechnoGirl, Social Coding, and GirlCode, more and more of our members are getting involved in these initiatives and making impactful changes to the demographics in the technology industry in SA.
Access is the ability to connect to and use the internet. This requires that people have the ability to connect physically (i.e., where they live has internet coverage) as well as the resources to use the internet.  Internet access is different from...
Using typical cost figures from a range of African countries, the extent of the cost variations is apparent: the costs may be up to five times those found in a typical European or North American country, even if all the same policies are followed...
"In our worldwide broadband speed comparison, released earlier this year, similar disparities were apparent to those seen here. The countries with slow, patchy broadband infrastructure that supply only a fraction of the population tend to be the...
"We need to ask ourselves: how do we collectively ensure the switch from analogue to digital is a smooth one, but most importantly, how do we ensure it contributes to the betterment of our people, the relentless fight against poverty and...
In SA, 11% of women said the main barrier or the problem was the handset was not in their language, 11% had reading or writing difficulties, and 9% believed mobile was not relevant to them. Personal safety was also a barrier in SA, with 13% worried...
ICASA analysed data bundle price trends between 2013 and 2018. Data bundle pricing has seen volatility over the past few years, with consumers increasingly calling for prices to come down.
All four of SA's major mobile operators made complex presentations at the CompCom's Data Services Market Inquiry in Pretoria yesterday. The CompCom has been holding public hearings from Wednesday to look into the state of competition in the data...
Tech for NGOs
"The findings from the 2018 report confirm that NGOs worldwide are rapidly expanding their use of technology and with increased reliance on technology, comes increased data management and security needs," says Heather Mansfield, founder of Non-...
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