How to make data governance practical

For many businesses, data governance is not well-received. This is because governance programs are far too often driven by supporting functions – like compliance or IT – with a focus on the needs of these supporting functions. The result, for many stakeholders, is that they feel like they are being given a lot of new […]

Cloud PBX market sees significant growth in South Africa

Cloud PBX

The Cloud Private Branch Exchange (Cloud PBX) market in South Africa offers substantial benefits over traditional PBX services, and Switch Telecom expects its growth in the market to continue. MyBroadband asked Switch Telecom and Euphoria Telecom for insight. Switch Telecom’s spokesperson said the company has seen its Hosted Switchboard solution grow substantially over the past […]

Which Cloud Business Model for You?

Cloud for Business scaled 1

Have you ever asked the question, “How does the communications cloud provider actually implement the service?” The answers may influence which business model is most attractive. There are several business models, some more attractive than others. Some are vertically integrated and others package together cloud services and software from multiple vendors. There is no single […]

3 use cases highlight AI and speech recognition evolution

AI Voice

Speech-related technologies have been mature for some time, but the advent of AI has ushered in dramatic innovation with entirely new applications and use cases. The forced shift to home-based work at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges for both communicating and collaborating, further accelerating the development of speech technology. Unified communications (UC) […]

Zoom Fibre — the fastest company to 100,000 homes passed in South Africa

Zoom Fibre

Zoom Fibre’s rapid rollout has provided coverage across five South African provinces, and the network operator has passed 90,000 endpoints to date. MyBroadband asked Zoom Fibre about its progress and plans. Its CEO Mohammed Manjra told us that the operator will have passed 100,000 endpoints by 30 June 2022. “We strive to make a meaningful […]