ARTICLES RELATING TO BROADBAND

Ultrafast internet to open up new possibilities

2014-10-10 14:46

Superfast internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote healthcare.

Download Heaven offers unshaped broadband

2014-09-29 14:23

A South African internet service provider is offering to guarantee customers that their internet speed won't be cut because of the content being downloaded.

Vodacom 'ready' for 4G as data crunch looms

2014-09-19 12:15

Vodacom has completed the overhaul of its mobile network, and it is ready to roll out next-generation high speed data services.

Minister makes broadband promises

2014-09-02 14:32

The government has set a timetable for policy on mobile broadband which could resolve the inaction on driving internet access in the country.

Western Cape eyes universal internet with free Wi-Fi

2014-08-27 09:35

The Western Cape provincial government intends to offer universal access to the internet to all its residents as it drives public access Wi-Fi.

M2M money train

2014-08-20 15:19

SA's biggest mobile operators have found a new revenue stream, says Gugu Lourie.

Free Wi-Fi partnership to boost SA internet access

2014-08-06 14:51

South African communities are set to have access to increased Wi-Fi coverage as organisations roll out internet connectivity on a large scale.

Huge mobile growth, 5G networks 'around the corner'

2014-07-04 12:29

Mobile data is expected to jump - but many could find the enormity of that jump difficult to comprehend.

Vodafone to use electricity poles for fibre broadband

2014-07-03 07:29

Vodafone is to build a fibre broadband network across Ireland, using the overhead and underground infrastructure of the country's Electricity Supply Board.

Wi-Fi to be mobile broadband standard in SA

2014-06-23 14:57

Wi-Fi is soon to become the standard network for broadband as demand for data spikes and more people access the internet, says an insider.

MWEB launches Durban Wi-Fi

2014-06-18 12:27

Durbanites will now have access to free Wi-Fi in Florida Road as MWEB rolls out the first of its Wi-Fi activated high streets.

1 500 minibus taxis to get Wi-Fi in national rollout

2014-06-12 12:40

A total of 1 500 taxis and 50 taxi ranks around the country will have access to free limited Wi-Fi connection within six months.

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.

Free data offer with Samsung Smart TV

2014-05-19 14:15

South Africans who buy a Samsung Smart television are eligible for one million megabytes of data thanks to a deal between the South Korean company and Vox Telecom.

MTN launching high speed fibre broadband

2014-04-24 07:23

Mobile operator MTN has revealed an aggressive move to deliver high speed internet connections to homes.

Tshwane free Wi-Fi project 'best in Africa'

2014-04-09 10:00

The free Wi-Fi rollout in the City of Tshwane is going according to plan, despite moans from critics, says an NGO.

Orange trials Cape Town Wi-Fi

2014-04-04 11:29

A new Wi-Fi service is being trialled in Cape Town with a view to rolling out a programme targeted primarily at tourists who visit South Africa.

100% SA broadband by 2020 'not going to happen'

2014-03-28 14:11

South Africa will not get 100% mobile broadband coverage by 2020, but the reason has nothing to do with spectrum, says an industry insider.

SA has a 'right' to cheap data

2014-03-20 12:00

Data cost remains a barrier to many South Africans accessing the internet and reducing that cost should be the priority, an industry insider insists.

Spectrum critical to SA LTE expansion plans

2014-03-05 12:35

The lack of spectrum plays havoc with the future plans of mobile operators in SA, and may impact on the potential rollout of high speed mobile services.

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.

SA operators eager to 'flick the switch' to 4G

2014-01-30 12:00

Mobile operators are gearing up to "flick the switch" as soon as the government grants spectrum for high speed broadband.

Fast start for MWEB and Fon Wi-Fi network

2014-01-29 11:55

MWEB's Fon network has rapidly expanded as South Africans race to share Wi-Fi access.

Telkom aims for 90mbps SA broadband

2014-01-24 10:32

Telkom has hinted that urban areas may soon experience a first world high speed internet service as the telco studies the results from a pilot programme.

 

Wi-Fi emerges as SA 'data saviour'

2014-10-03 11:11

As demand for high speed mobile data grows in South Africa, operators face a potential crunch as the lack of spectrum could put strain on networks.

Internet titans protest 'fast lanes'

2014-09-09 11:38

Streaming television titan Netflix will be among websites displaying a dreaded spinning wheel icon to rally support for blocking internet "fast lanes".

Free Wi-Fi setup guide for dummies

2014-08-28 13:07

With the apparent inevitable march toward public access Wi-Fi, it is important that vendors ensure that the deployment is accessible for users.

SA companies 'must offer free Wi-Fi'

2014-08-25 11:20

It's in the interests of businesses to roll out free Wi-Fi as the provision of internet services could help stimulate more revenue for the enterprise concerned, says an insider.

Super high speed mobile network launched

2014-08-20 14:29

Singapore has become the first country to have access to the highest speed mobile broadband available with the commercial launch of a 4G LTE-Advanced network.

MWEB drops data price, increases data

2014-08-12 13:25

The internet is set to become slightly more accessible with the introductions of increased data for capped customers, MWEB has announced.

SA gets super-fast fibre broadband - at a price

2014-07-22 14:45

A new broadband service aimed primarily at South African companies offers super-fast internet speed, but it comes at a price.

Afrihost reassures customers after MTN buy

2014-07-03 13:00

In the wake of MTN’s acquisition of Afrihost, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) is taking steps to reassure customers about the independence of the business.

MTN broadband fibre to the home coming soon

2014-06-24 08:31

MTN has said that South Africans will soon see the fruits of its intention to roll out fibre broadband connectivity to homes and businesses.

MWEB to go big with public Wi-Fi zones

2014-06-23 10:35

MWEB is intent on rolling out Wi-Fi zones across major centres in South Africa that should expand the ability of people to access high speed internet on the move.

Telkom promises 20 suburbs fibre broadband

2014-06-13 14:01

Telkom has announced that it will begin a fibre to the home broadband project in a series of tweets.

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.

Vodacom eyes 2.6GHz for 4G spectrum

2014-05-19 11:20

The critical shortage of mobile broadband spectrum will limit the ability of mobile operators to roll out high speed data networks, and Vodacom has said that it is in discussion with the government on solutions.

Cape expands broadband with public access centre

2014-04-23 08:41

The Western Cape government has funded a new digital access centre in an impoverished area of Cape Town to speed up internet access to disadvantaged communities.

Gaming wins at MWEB contest

2014-04-08 12:42

Online gaming is alive in South Africa despite the slow rollout of broadband and top gamers have settle scores in a mass LAN in Cape Town.

SA lags on IT literacy, broadband

2014-03-31 14:31

The rollout of broadband in South Africa has more so do with IT literacy than the cost of data, an industry insider has said.

Probe into SA broadband agency corruption

2014-03-26 07:30

President Jacob Zuma has instructed the Special Investigating Unit to investigate allegations of maladministration at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.

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.

Wi-Fi in the sky looks set for takeoff

2014-03-02 15:52

Wi-Fi in aircraft, hobbled in the past by slow speeds, could soon take off as new technology enables passengers to surf the web in the air, internet executives have said.

Erdogan: No internet censorship in Turkey

2014-02-08 22:34

Turkey's prime minister hit back at suggestions that new internet regulations will limit freedom of expression, ahead of a planned demonstration against the curbs.

Access definition lies

2014-01-30 09:45

The illusion of universal access is a lesson for SA broadband, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Wi-Fi 'like water in the desert'

2014-01-27 12:30

Wi-Fi represents the most cost-effective means of connecting people to the internet, delegates at the World Economic Forum have heard.

South Korea to build 5G 'movie-in-a-second' service

2014-01-22 10:29

South Korea, already one of the most wired countries on earth, has announced a plan to roll out a next-generation 5G wireless service.

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