ARTICLES RELATING TO BROADBAND

SA mulls partial sale of Broadband Infraco - sources

2016-08-23 17:39

The government will soon decide it is should part-privatise cash strapped Broadband Infraco, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Icasa's broadband spectrum sale hits another snag

2016-08-08 19:38

The Telecommunications Ministry has filed a suit to block the sale of more than $1bn of wireless spectrum by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

Minister Siyabonga Cwele threatens to sue Icasa

2016-07-26 06:00

The telecoms and postal services minister plans suing the local communications regulator over its auctioning off of spectrum for high-speed broadband.

MTN cuts fibre broadband prices by 50%

2016-07-12 10:09

Mobile network MTN says it has slashed its fibre bundle contract prices by 50% in a move to boost its competitiveness in the market.

Cape Town, Tshwane drive radically different Wi-Fi plans

2016-06-23 13:01

Radical differences in strategy drive two large roll-outs of public Wi-Fi internet access in South Africa.

Cape Town launches free Wi-Fi bus programme

2016-06-13 13:56

The City of Cape Town has announced the launch of a free Wi-Fi pilot on buses.

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.

 

Why Minister Siyabonga Cwele is suing Icasa

2016-08-11 06:19

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele in court papers has lashed out at a local regulator over its plan to sell spectrum.

Icasa: ‘We followed the law in spectrum auction invite’

2016-07-26 15:24

South Africa’s communications regulator has defended its move to launch a wireless broadband spectrum auction amid government threatening legal action over the move.

Cell C unhappy with R3bn spectrum price

2016-07-19 16:35

South Africa’s third largest mobile network, Cell C, has expressed its concern over having to fork out at least R3bn to bid for radio frequency spectrum.

Here's how free public Wi-Fi is growing in SA

2016-06-24 12:03

Public Wi-Fi is growing in South Africa, despite radically different implementation strategies.

ShowMax lands on DStv Explora decoders

2016-06-14 14:30

DStv subscribers now have the option to watch ShowMax internet TV on decoders.

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.

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