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The race to LTE roll-out in South Africa still hindered

 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), our country’s communications regulator, has enough spectrum to go around for mobile operators such as MTN and Vodacom who are ready to implement long-term evolution technology (LTE), but national rollouts are simply not happening.

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Old, new media and sex

Scholars have long linked sex to media and technologies. These scholars have researched aspects of online pornography, digital sexuality and identities, masculinity, femininity, online dating and relationships and how the proliferation of such sexual contents and activities on media technologies affects sex, sexuality, sexual attitudes and behaviors in people.

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Telemedicine: Hello Great Potential?

 Telemedicine could, in theory, be the solution for many South Africans seeking medical assistance where access has been an issue.

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SA's Telecommunications: an Uneven Playing Field

Before we get excited about what sources call world class telecommunications, we should take a hard look at the access to online information most South Africans have. 

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Trust media truth

by Isabelle Abraham
As more phone-hacking incidents come to light, the UK media is bearing the brunt of the mounting number of lawsuits. News24 reported that as of 20 April, the cases brought against News of the World has now amounted to a staggering 100. Another UK organisation, British broadcaster Sky News, has admitted to hacking emails, but justifies this decision as ‘public interest’. Sky News is a part of BSkyB – of which 39% is owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.

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