Here's where Vodacom is rolling out fibre broadband

2016-05-31 09:00

Vodacom has announced new pricing and areas covered by its fibre to the home (FTTH) rollout plan.

Vodacom and MTN want action on spectrum

2016-05-23 16:40

It has become urgent for the government to move on the allocation of mobile spectrum, local operators have urged.

Cell C does superfast mobile network test

2016-05-18 14:14

Mobile operator Cell C has announced a high speed broadband test in excess of 600 megabits per second.

Usaasa faces shortfall on broadband roll-out

2016-05-12 12:55

A strategic broadband plan for the Universal Services and Access Agency of South Africa is hampered by an acute lack of funding, the agency has said.

SA targets 80% mobile broadband coverage by 2019

2016-05-10 12:16

South Africa aims to double its mobile broadband coverage to 80% of the population by 2019, says Telecoms Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Vodacom eyes buying unprofitable govt internet firm

2016-04-18 13:37

Vodacom is considering a bid for unprofitable state-owned internet company Broadband Infraco, as the country works toward the privatisation of some government assets.

Bring on more fibre, Fin24 users urge Cell C

2016-04-05 11:59

Fin24 users have called on Cell C and other players to launch fibre broadband offerings in more areas.

National SA broadband roll-out to cost a fortune

2016-03-31 09:23

South Africa's national fibre broadband roll-out could cost as much as R60bn, according to an international provider.

Parliament grills telecoms department on broadband

2016-03-16 09:05

MPs expressed concerns over the department of telecommunications and postal services' broadband plans in Parliament.


5 things you need to know about fibre internet

2016-05-24 10:25

Fibre to the home broadband might soon be coming to your suburb, but before you sign up for high-speed internet, make sure you ask the right questions, says an insider.

Vodacom, MTN hit massive 1Gbps broadband speed

2016-05-19 09:21

Mobile operators Vodacom and MTN have re-asserted their position as senior mobile operators with a high speed mobile broadband test.

SA falling behind on broadband, says Vodacom

2016-05-16 10:04

A lack of readily available radio frequency spectrum is hobbling South Africa’s national broadband hopes, says mobile network Vodacom.

Cwele: Broadband more important than revenue

2016-05-11 14:24

Government has expressed its desire to forsake revenue over broadband access as it races to meet its self-imposed goal of universal internet by 2020.

Govt secures R250m for broadband roll-out

2016-05-10 08:15

South Africa's government has set aside R250m to start the first phase of broadband roll-out across

Telkom plays down role in new mega cable

2016-04-20 12:39

Local telecoms company Telkom says it hasn’t financially committed to a new African undersea cable despite signing a memorandum of understanding on the project.

Cape Town to connect fibre to all CBD buildings

2016-04-12 09:12

The City of Cape Town is rolling out fibre broadband access to all buildings in the CBD as part of its investment into a municipal broadband network project.

Cell C enters SA's fibre broadband race

2016-04-04 15:02

South Africa's third largest mobile network has launched its own fibre-to-the-home offering dubbed ‘C-Fibre’.

MTN switches on LTE-A in ‘affluent’ suburbs

2016-03-16 10:12

Mobile network MTN says it has launched LTE-Advanced networks in the "affluent'" suburbs of Camps Bay, Moreleta Park and at the Gautrain station in Rosebank.

Broadband budget boost for Gauteng

2016-03-10 11:26

Gauteng is bumping up spending on its broadband programme in a bid to improve its digital capabilities.

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