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Internships could help with unemployment

Internships are effective public private sector partnerships that have the potential to make a huge dent in South Africa’s youth unemployment which is currently at 38,2%, according to Stats SA. That’s according to Independent telecoms firm Otel Communications which believes government can lead the country’s investment in internship programmes through proper funding, while prospective interns choose study paths like ICT that will equip them with valuable skills the country needs, and business provides platforms for young people to hone these…

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The single inbox delivers key benefits for small business

Making the switch to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) enables small and medium-sized (SME) business owners to realise a host of additional benefits from their new IP-based voice and data communications system, of which cost savings is just one. “Lower communications costs are the single biggest driver for companies looking to adopt VoIP with average savings coming in at around 45% of current phone bills.

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Urban areas must consider switch to fibre

Gated communities in South Africa have been urged to consider switching from copper to fibre to enjoy affordable internet and voice rates. A gated community is a form of residential area or housing estate containing strictly controlled entrances for pedestrians, vehicles, and often characterised by a closed perimeter of walls and fences.

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Getting The Best Out of VOIP Depends on More Than Fast Broadband

A quality VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) experience enables business owners to benefit from more than just low call rates. “Cost is the single biggest driver for companies looking to adopt VoIP but they shouldn’t stop at rands and cents reasons to go the IP route,” says Rad Jankovic, CEO of independent telco Otel Communications.

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