ARTICLES RELATING TO BROADBAND

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.

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.

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Rural areas and schools are expected to benefit from government’s planned broadband roll out, according to a government minister.

Rural areas and schools are expected to benefit from government’s planned broadband roll out, according to a government minister.

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Want fibre broadband? Demand it

2015-06-22 10:31

Accessible fibre broadband will be rolled out in high density areas if residents demand it, says a provider.

Icasa approves Vodacom’s R7bn bid for Neotel

2015-06-15 17:01

Vodacom’s R7bn offer to buy fixed-line and internet provider Neotel has been approved by South Africa’s communications regulator subject to conditions.

Telkom CEO: It's game on in SA fibre market

2015-06-08 12:07

Competition in South Africa's fibre broadband market is heating up, says Telkom group chief executive officer Sipho Maseko.

SADC's roaming rates must be reduced - GSMA

2015-06-04 12:57

Local operators need to significantly cut the fees that they charge for international calling in the region, says an international body.

SA pushes for net neutrality amid policy review

2015-06-03 13:42

The department of posts and telecommunications has come out in strong support for the principle that all internet traffic should be treated equally.

 

'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 cuts DSL, fibre data bundle prices

2015-07-01 09:44

Telecommunications company Telkom has reduced its fixed line data bundle costs, the latest in a series of price reductions from the company.

Missed digital migration deadline not ‘calamitous’ - e.tv

2015-06-26 12:04

Only 3 600 e.tv viewers along South Africa’s borders face having their television signals disrupted after the country missed an international digital migration deadline.

SA open access broadband not so open

2015-06-23 08:58

The principle of open access for broadband networks is often difficult to implement in practice despite government policy, according to an industry expert.

Wi-Fi calling coming to SA mainstream

2015-06-18 10:31

Making a phone call on a Wi-Fi network will soon become a natural part of South African networks once they get over their fear of the technology, says a local provider.

Telkom lists suburbs for uncapped LTE services

2015-06-10 09:59

The telecoms company has kicked off its uncapped LTE promotion and listed the suburbs where the offering is expected to be made available.

Limits on Telkom’s uncapped R599 LTE offer

2015-06-04 16:28

Telecom network Telkom’s launch of uncapped LTE products in Gauteng comes with limitations in usage, according to terms and conditions for these services.

Telkom launches uncapped R599 LTE packages

2015-06-04 11:38

Telecoms network Telkom is switching off capped limits for its LTE offerings in selected areas in Gauteng on a first come, first serve basis.

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.

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