South Africaâ€™s second national operator, Neotel, said on Friday that it plans to start offering telecoms services to individuals within ten weeks, Bloomberg reports.
Improving access to telecommunications in South Africa is as much a policy challenge and it is a technical challenge. This is according to The Shuttleworth Foundation’s Steve Song who was speaking at the launch of the foundation’s four new focus areas yesterday, one of which is telecommunications.
Everyone’s favourite open source PBX system, Asterisk, has just enjoyed a new update. The Asterisk.org development team yesterday announced the release Asterisk version 1.4.17. This release contains a fix for a SIP security issue, as well as a number of other bug fixes. Get downloading.