Sustainability – innovation’s new frontier

As we look back on the tremendous pace and variety of innovation over the past 20 years, two main driving forces stand out: In the 1990s, new technology tended to drive business innovation, while today, sustainability oftentimes does a good part of the driving. To unpack this statement, we recognise two types of sustainability through…

Download our UAV Communication Links White Paper

ICT requirements for UAV’s have  changed dramatically as commercial and military markets have boomed. This paper explores the current Data Links landscape in detail, and then outlines trends and trade-offs likely to shape UAV communication link solutions into the future.

Remote monitoring as a power management solution

Tellumat Integrated Solutions has redeveloped its power management solution for shared base station facilities, providing network operators with extra business assurance through remote monitoring and management.

Mandela Day July 2018

This year Tellumat’s Mandela Day initiative involved the cooking and distribution of 160 litres of food throughout various informal and poverty-stricken settlements in the Western Cape. These areas included: Nectar Road Retreat informal settlement Steenberg Villa Military Road Steenberg Haven Night Shelter, Retreat Ark Angels, Overcaump Lavender Hill Village Care Centre, Montague Village Lavender Hill…

Mike Teke, non-executive Chairman, Tellumat, shares his thoughts on private enterprise in South Africa

Communication considerations for unmanned aerial systems(Part I)*

Geoff Carey, Product Manager, Tellumat Defence & Security Business Unit The growing demand for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has given rise to a wide range of applications across various industries, driving innovation in associated communication systems. A recent report by McKinsey and Company categorises existing applications into five distinct areas, each imposing unique line-of-sight (LOS)…

Empowerment through technology

Meet Marlon Parker, the kid from the Cape Flats who loves technology so much, he’s giving it away for free. And doing very nicely from it, thanks. Marlon’s story sounds like fiction. For two years after matric he pushed airport trolleys before interviewing for an office job. When he didn’t get it, Plan B meant…

Tellumat’s base station power manager provides business as usual for shared electrical sites

Market need As municipalities continue to limit the number of cellular towers, shared base station towers are becoming increasingly common. Such installations accommodate multiple cellular network operators’ routing and signalling equipment, with the first operator to acquire the site usually taking on responsibility for sharing out electrical power to subsequent joiners. Under the combined impact…