Nkhumeleni Maliehe – Technology Lover Nkhumeleni Maliehe, affectionately known as Khume, is one of our newbies, taking over as an NOC Controller. He’s been part of the team for two months now and is already finding his niche within the team framework. A normal day consists of a lot of monitoring for Khume, so he ...

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Near Field Communication – Hit or Miss? Near Field Communication (NFC) isn’t new technology, but it’s making new advances within the mobile industry. The first NFC-enabled phone was the Nokia 6131, launched in 2006, while Samsung released the first Android phone – Samsung Nexus S - with NFC functionality in 2010. The technology allows phones ...

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The First ‘Social’ Olympics from SuperSport The Olympic Games came and went faster than anyone could say “Did you see that?” With such a momentous occasion in full view of a vast number of Olympic supporters, SuperSport had a massive undertaking to ensure that the production went off without a hitch. We had an extensive, ...

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Hot Mobile Trends at the CES This week, DStvO will be taking a look at the latest mobile trends that are expected to be showcased at this year’s amazing CSE held in the party haven of Las Vegas. The DStv Online team have put together a list of the expected trends at this year’s ...

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Screen Culture Forecasts The evolution of digital has changed the way we live our lives. We don’t need to think for more than a few seconds about the complexities that have been made simple, jobs like ours that have been augmented and the number of businesses that have been taken online . Digital is a ...

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What Does the Future Hold for Facebook? : Part Two If Facebook had a theme song, it would most definitely be “Eye of the Tiger”, especially when you have a look at what the company’s getting up to this year. The DStv-O team has put together a comprehensive list of all that is and will ...

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Social Media Trends for 2012: Part Two The last DStv-O blog was the beginning of a journey into the discovery all the newest trends social media has to offer. This excited us Dstv-Oers tremendously and we’re so excited to look at what else the ever-evolving world has to offer us! Just to recap, we’ve looked at ...

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As you know, we here at DStv Online , are more than a little passionate about technology. We do, however, realise that we can’t forget the mistakes the human race has made in the past. We need also, to look to the future and find ways to sustain our planet so that we can ...

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The Internet has become a part of our daily lives. Not just among DStv Online's crack squad of digital gurus, but for everybody. It shapes the way we think, the way we communicate, the way we interact, the way we entertain ourselves and, increasingly, the way we work. The Web is driving innovation. DStv Online ...

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As we’ve discussed in previous posts, Africa has become a global leader in mobile technology and innovation. With infrastructure limiting the expansion of conventional ICT solutions, mobile communication has a crucial role in everyday life on the continent. Following on the heels of the raging success of Kenya’s M-Pesa and similar mobile money transfer ...

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