Faster affordable data network on the way

Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan and other prominent South African business people such as Design Indaba CEO Ravi Naidoo are working on developing a 5th generation mobile network (5G).

Jodaarn says 5G data will be much faster and affordable.

One of the wonderful things about the new technology is that is a lot less expensive than the old technology.

Michael Jordaan, former FNB CEO and 5G co-founder

We are really trying to invest in the future here and harvest the benefits that the new technology will give us.

Michael Jordaan, former FNB CEO and 5G co-founder

He says the whole world will be moving to 5G in five years.

Listen to the audio below for more information...

TechCentral editor, Duncan McLeod, says internet connection in South Africa is not too expensive compared to other countries, but insists that there areas that need to be investigated.

I think our mobile prices are pretty much in line with international costs, but the problem here is that people rely mostly on mobile connection.

Duncan McLeod, TechCentral editor

McLeod says the expiry date or limited time for data usage is also something that needs to be interrogated.

The #datamustfall was on the spotlight last week, people raising concerns about higher costs of using data.

Read More
Zuma asks UN to sign and adhere to treaty banning nuclear weapons

Zuma asks UN to sign and adhere to treaty banning nuclear weapons

The President addressed the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

Gauteng Health Dept: Paramedic march, small groups that have abandoned unions

Gauteng Health Dept: Paramedic march, small groups that have abandoned unions

Paramedics in Gauteng are protesting about working long hours and not being paid for overtime.

Information Regulator will protect you from telemarketers

Information Regulator will protect you from telemarketers

The regulatory body monitors and enforces compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)

Red flags that your child may be a victim of bullying

Red flags that your child may be a victim of bullying

In the wake of the death of a 13-year-old schoolboy, clinical psychologist helps parents identify signs of bullying.

Consumer spending spikes despite tight economic climate

Consumer spending spikes despite tight economic climate

Mastercard released its inaugural Spending Pulse Report on Wednesday.

Makhosi Khoza quits ANC

Makhosi Khoza quits ANC

Khoza addressed a media briefing on Thursday saying she no longer wished to be part of a corrupt and alien ANC

Popular articles
Opinion:  Bishop Lekganyane is right

Opinion: Bishop Lekganyane is right

Stephen Grootes weighs in on comments made by the Zion Christian Church Bishop at the weekend.

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

How to make your first million

How to make your first million

Warren Ingram discusses his new book in which he shares practical ways for ordinary people to achieve financial freedom.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?