Joburg’s Braamfontein gets free Wi-Fi

2015-10-01 15:30

Inner-city area Braamfontein now has access to free blanket Wi-Fi, according to City of Johannesburg officials.

MTN to buy MultiChoice fibre business

2015-09-28 14:52

Africa’s biggest telecommunications company MTN has sealed a deal to acquire MultiChoice’s fibre network subsidiary.

SA's top internet habits revealed

2015-09-23 09:21

South Africans have peculiar habits when it comes to using the internet, research suggests.

SA Wi-Fi growth will 'boost GDP'

2015-09-21 07:50

More needs to be done to ensure Wi-Fi technology delivers on its potential to boost local gross domestic product, says an industry body.

Telkom connects 25 more suburbs to fibre

2015-09-15 13:01

South Africa’s biggest fixed-line phone company Telkom says its open access fibre network will reach 25 more areas.

PIC injects $50m into Smile Telecoms

2015-09-08 11:35

Smile Telecoms Holdings, which operates wireless internet in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda, has raised $365m in debt and equity financing to develop internet access.

Doubts raised over Telkom’s fibre plans

2015-09-08 07:21

Fin24 users have raised questions about how Telkom will meet its goal to roll out fibre broadband to one million homes by 2018.

MTN grows Western Cape fibre footprint

2015-09-04 15:33

South Africa’s second largest mobile network MTN plans to connect approximately 1 000 Western Cape homes with fibre broadband by year-end.

ADSL price cuts like ‘selling old bread’

2015-09-03 10:29

Internet service providers have cut prices for 1Mbps packages but Fin24 users say that this move is meaningless in a world of rich web applications.

Vumatel targets connecting 100 000 homes

2015-08-31 13:33

Fibre broadband company Vumatel is ramping up its network as it aims to bring high-speed internet to thousands more homes.


Tshwane launches digital service delivery strategy

2015-09-30 09:07

The City of Tshwane has launched a digital service delivery strategy inspired by 'successful municipalities around the world'.

SA LTE speeds among world’s slowest

2015-09-25 15:57

South Africa has the tenth slowest LTE speeds in the world, according to wireless analysis company OpenSignal.

Fibre coming to 12 000 Bryanston homes

2015-09-22 13:23

Telkom says thousands of homes in the Johannesburg suburb will have access to high-speed broadband by March 2016.

Fibre broadband: Telkom is ‘not a charity’

2015-09-17 16:16

Several Fin24 users say high-speed fibre broadband is only economically sustainable in a high-income areas.

Verizon to start 5G wireless testing

2015-09-09 11:07

US telecom giant Verizon has announced it would start field testing of the superfast fifth generation of wireless technology or 5G.

Tshwane tops SA Wi-Fi charts

2015-09-08 08:33

Tshwane's public Wi-Fi build programme is the largest of its kind in South Africa, new research has confirmed.

Telkom targets one million fibre connections

2015-09-07 11:24

South Africa’s biggest fixed-line company plans to bolt fibre broadband connections to one million homes by 2018.

Telkom expands R599 uncapped LTE offer

2015-09-04 10:16

More Gauteng areas will be part of the second phase of Telkom's uncapped wireless broadband promotion.

Internet providers slash uncapped ADSL prices

2015-09-02 11:03

Two companies have cut prices on their uncapped internet packages for 1Mbps speed lines this week.

'Smart' solar trees power Wi-Fi, phones

2015-08-31 07:42

Smart Palm trees harness the sun's energy to allow people to look up city information, access free Wi-Fi, and charge their phones.

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