Remote workers both asset and risk to business

Most of your remote workers, mobile users and road warriors toting around laptops and BlackBerrys have the business's best interests but could still pose a considerable security threat to the organization. That's according

Published on: October 8th, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

VSAT demand in Africa grows despite fibre optic threat

KAMPALA, UGANDA - At an evening cocktail party in Kampala last week, Afsat Communications general manager and technology guru Job Ndege took a group of journalists through the pros and cons of two

Published on: June 23rd, 2008 Edris Kisambira

Yahsat plans satellite system for Middle East, Africa

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - Growing demand for bandwidth, telecom expansion and Internet services has spurred Al Yah Satellite Communications (Yahsat) to develop a satellite communications system for telecommunications, broadcast and Internet connectivity across Africa

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Michael Malakata

Quick Hits

It seems that Internet connectivity is popping up everywhere these days. So, when Tsering Gyaltsen Sherpa, the grandson of Tensing Norgay - one of the first men to climb Mount Everest - suggested

Published on: February 20th, 2003 No Author

China-U.S. cable won’t be fixed until next week

A repair ship has been dispatched to the waters off Chongming, China, to fix the break that occurred Friday morning in the China-U.S. Cable Network, but the high-capacity fiber-optic cable probably will not

Published on: February 12th, 2001 Stephen Lawson

Karaoke on the run

Last month, Japan became at least the third country after Israel and Finland to have more people subscribing to mobile phones than fixed-line phones.In a harbinger of things to come, The Wall Street

Published on: May 18th, 2000 Scott Bradner