Fin24 users unhappy over SA internet speeds

2015-06-29 14:21

In light of South Africa’s internet population growing, Fin24 users say that it’s high time that the country steps up its internet speeds as well.

Demand for online video soars in SA

2015-06-19 08:55

South Africans are racing to adopt video and are watching more and longer rich media clips on smartphones, new research shows.

SA 'not spending enough' on broadband

2015-04-22 08:49

The Internet Service Providers' Association has called on the government to spend more money on broadband as the country eyes the goal of universal access by 2020.

SKA broadband centre opens in PE

2015-03-27 09:02

A new broadband centre intended to support the work of the Square Kilometre Array has been opened at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

MTN offers cheap smartphone data - with a catch

2015-03-03 10:45

MTN has launched a data bundle package at lower cost but with a shorter expiration date to encourage data consumption on its network.

Why blocking Facebook, Twitter at work could 'backfire'

2015-02-10 12:22

Blocking social media for employees might be tempting for managers looking to boost productivity, but such a policy may backfire, says a new security report.

Cloud computing surge for Africa, Middle East

2014-11-13 10:42

Region is forecast to become the world’s fastest growing market for cloud services, says network equipment maker Cisco.

Online video conferencing set to spike

2014-06-10 09:30

Online video will soon become the preferred method of communication for businesses as it allows for more efficient collaboration.

Julian Assange to chat in SA internet conference

2014-05-21 08:30

The fact that Julian Assange will participate in an internet forum in South Africa has more to do with his view on the web landscape than an endorsement of his views, says the event organiser.

Mobile data 'to explode' in SA

2014-02-21 12:31

South Africans complain about high data costs and the price of mobile devices, but despite that, the internet is set to grow exponentially, research shows.


Internet access to 'spike' in SA

2015-06-29 08:35

South Africa is forecast to see a massive jump in internet traffic as more people switch to smartphones and other smart devices, according to a survey.

Porn viewing surges online in SA

2015-06-03 09:03

South Africans love sport, sunshine and boerewors - but web traffic also shows that locals love their online racy content too.

Adoption of 4G to accelerate in SA - Cisco

2015-04-08 15:43

Networks equipped with 4G technology will generate 56.1% of total mobile data traffic in South Africa by 2019, says the company.

SA broadband policy 'on track', says Cisco

2015-03-26 16:52

Despite the minimal reference to broadband in the State of the Nation, the government has a robust policy to roll out services, says an industry player.

SA mobile data growth to surge 63% per year

2015-02-26 15:28

Mobile data is set for an 11 fold growth in South Africa as machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and smart devices become more mainstream in the country.

Facebook shifts to video as demand soars

2015-01-08 11:38

Facebook may yet prove to be the biggest threat to Google's YouTube as an increasing number of people on the social network watch video.

Cisco to cut 6 000 jobs in streamlining move

2014-08-14 13:30

US computer networking giant Cisco Systems has said it plans to slash some 6 000 jobs, or 8% of its global workforce in the coming year.

Jaw-dropping data growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

2014-06-03 14:15

While it's no secret that data demand is driving internet access, the rate at which Sub-Saharan Africa is growing is jaw-dropping.

Key internet trends in SA for 2014

2014-03-11 09:29

That technology is moving at speed is a given, but a report has indicated the top tech trends that is likely to have an impact in South Africa for 2014.

Tech leaders warn of snooping fallout

2014-01-22 21:06

Hi-tech bosses have demanded authorities change their murky ways in the wake of revelations of a vast snooping campaign by the US and other governments.

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