ARTICLES RELATING TO BROADBAND

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.

HeroTel reveals SA Wi-Fi network strategy

2015-08-26 08:17

Alan Knott-Craig Jnr and his team have been working to build out an ambitious Wi-Fi access plan, which is set for launch in early 2016.

Streaming TV threatens SA broadcasters - expert

2015-08-24 09:07

Internet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in South Africa, but the technology is hamstrung by cost challenges, says an analyst.

Government ICT spending to top R15bn

2015-08-18 13:05

Spending on technology is projected to surge as pressure mounts to meet national broadband goals, says a report.

Cape taxi ranks get free Wi-Fi internet access

2015-07-31 11:27

Wi-Fi is being rolled out at taxi ranks in the Western Cape as an expansion of a project to grow internet access throughout SA.

Tshwane jacks up free Wi-Fi speed

2015-07-29 15:06

The City of Tshwane is racing ahead with its free Wi-Fi programme for residents by upgrading the speed of its network as well the number of sites.

'Just dump SA digital TV migration'

2015-07-14 07:49

South Africa's adoption of digital terrestrial television (DTT) should be carefully evaluated and perhaps even dumped, says an industry insider.

SA needs an open internet, says association

2015-07-03 10:44

The creation of a uniform, open-access legislative environment for the internet is a key demand from the Internet Service Providers' Association.

 

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.

Knott-Craig to launch data-only network HeroTel

2015-08-25 08:10

The former head of iBurst and Mxit is launching a new data-only network to take on South Africa's big telecommunications players.

Internet movie 'drive-ins' come to Tshwane

2015-08-19 10:14

The city has launched a film streaming service that taps its free Wi-Fi hotspots project.

Tshwane launches free Wi-Fi voice app

2015-08-18 12:00

The city is ramping up it internet offering with services intended to boost digital inclusion.

Telecoms department not worried over key staff exodus

2015-07-30 14:45

Broadband roll-out programmes won’t be affected by several key staff having exited the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, says a spokesperson.

Govt should get out of broadband, warns GSMA

2015-07-14 10:51

The South African government should not get involved in the high speed mobile broadband spectrum market, an international body has warned.

Four more Johannesburg suburbs get fibre broadband

2015-07-06 14:07

Victory Park, Linden, Bryanston South and Blairgowrie are in line to get fibre to the home services as Vumatel rolls out broadband on a ask-and-build basis.

Why spectrum is key to Vodacom’s broadband hopes

2015-07-02 06:45

Radio frequency spectrum is becoming a battleground for South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom in its bid to provide faster broadband, according to analysts.

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