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To any regular consumer of media content, the following has become a familiar story. A web user trawling the bowels of the Internet discovers a database containing gigabytes of call logs, messaging data and internal system credentials. The exposed... Read More
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The coming year is set to be a watershed year for SMEs as the last of the late adopters make the switch to digital ICTs (Information & Communication Technologies). From outdated analogue telecoms technologies, 2019 will see the last significant... Read More
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From enabling videoconferencing and shared-screen sessions, to its immediate positive bottom line effect, VoIP can easily boost corporate productivity without added expense. Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a connectivity technology that... Read More
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Internships are effective public private sector partnerships that have the potential to make a huge dent in South Africa's youth unemployment which is currently at 38.2%, according to Stats SA. That's according to Independent telecoms firm Otel... Read More
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VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) offers the best communications solution in a challenging business environment because it is more affordable than cellular and more reliable than copper. VoIP is alo feature-rich which enables SMEs to run... Read More
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A much lower cost to communicate is the single biggest driver for companies switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies with average savings coming in at 45% of current voice and data bills. That?s according to Otel Communications... Read More
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Making the switch to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) enables small and medium-sized (SME) business owners to realise a host of additional benefits from their new IP-based voice and data communications system, of which cost savings is just one... Read More
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This week?s public hearings into proposed amendments to ICASA?s Numbering Portability Regulations are likely to soon result in the ability of business owners to port their 086 and 087 call centre numbers away from large telecoms firms that have... Read More
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The further implementation of the principle of number portability as envisioned in the draft number portability regulations currently under review is a welcome additional step in the liberalisation of the South African telecommunications sector.... Read More
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Independent broadband provider, Otel Communications, is offering gated communities welcome respite in tough economic times through SA?s most affordable voice rate. ?We?re calling on owners, tenants and managers of the country?s residential estates... Read More
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Copper wire telecoms technology is another year old next year, with the emphasis on ?old?. That?s the message from fibre-based independent broadband provider, Otel Communications, which says businesses should making moving to fibre their top New... Read More
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20 October 2017 - Independent telecoms firm Otel Communications is on track to eventually employ at least 75% of its current crop of interns sourced from the country?s leading tertiary institutions. Earlier this year, Otel?s interns embarked on a... Read More
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Voice Offers Attractive Opportunities for Resellers The ratio of voice-based to data-based communication still leans heavily towards voice.  That?s according to Otel Communications which highlighted the fact that businesses have to invest in state-... Read More
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This article was originally published on EngineeringNews staggering one billion people, out of a total global population of 7.5 billion, will be using VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to communicate with each other by the end of 2017.    That?s... Read More
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This article was originally published on IT-Online High-speed fibre optic broadband access is the most promising suburban development since electricity. ?Fibre?s the best thing since lightbulbs began lighting up homes,? says Rad Jankovic, CEO of... Read More
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High-speed fibre optic broadband access is increasingly viewed as a basic amenity by property buyers and should be included in development plans as early as possible. That's according to independent telecommunications provider, OTEL, which says it'... Read More
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South Africa's increasingly competitive telecoms landscape is good news for the economy but potentially confusing for the consumer. Local fixed, mobile and VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) users today have a choice of a couple of fixed line... Read More
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Two-thirds of South African respondents to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) global survey indicated they have been victims of economic crime over the preceding 24 months. Almost one-third of local organisations reported experiencing cybercrime. Debit... Read More
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"Brace for tax pain: higher corporate tax possible" is how veteran money matters columnist Jackie Cameron saw Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's recent mini Budget Speech playing out. "Squeezing additional shareholder value out of corporate... Read More
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OTEL high-speed fibre customers can expect faster commissioning of their broadband services as the independent telco launches new retail fibre products on the back of partnership agreements with Dark Fibre Africa, Telkom and Neotel. OTEL's national... Read More
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