Within days of each other, two of South Africa's three top mobile networks have launched devices aimed at the unconnected market, which will allow users to connect to the internet using televisions as monitors.
• Africa’s telecoms growth potential
South African companies are making a substantial contribution to protecting the environment by introducing eco-friendly pest control agents, in the form of owls and other raptors, to control rat populations.
• The weevil that saved the delta
WirelessG, a local internet company, will soon begin installing wireless internet on South African domestic passenger planes to enable frequent fliers to keep up with their deadlines and the fast-paced world around them.
• High speed internet from Cell C
An era is set to end in early 2012 with the retirement of the SA Agulhas, South Africa’s polar research and supply vessel, after more than 30 years of servicing the country’s three Southern Ocean and Antarctica research bases.
• SA scientist lauded for polar work