SA 'not spending enough' on broadband

2015-04-22 08:49

The Internet Service Providers' Association has called on the government to spend more money on broadband as the country eyes the goal of universal access by 2020.

USTelecom, Texas ISP sue over net neutrality

2015-03-30 07:54

The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government's new internet traffic rules are "premature" and may be dismissed.

SA broadband policy 'on track', says Cisco

2015-03-26 16:52

Despite the minimal reference to broadband in the State of the Nation, the government has a robust policy to roll out services, says an industry player.

'Free SA broadband is high quality'

2015-03-19 10:31

A broadband provider says that lower cost internet access doesn't mean that congestion on the network will make the service experience unacceptable.

Fibre broadband? Not so fast, says Vodacom

2015-03-12 11:01

Vodacom has distanced itself from reports that it is prepared to offer fibre to the home.

MWEB optimistic as broadband fibre rolls out

2015-03-10 10:24

The internet service provider is quietly confident about its new broadband fibre to the home offering for South Africans.

MTN offers cheap smartphone data - with a catch

2015-03-03 10:45

MTN has launched a data bundle package at lower cost but with a shorter expiration date to encourage data consumption on its network.

SA mobile data growth to surge 63% per year

2015-02-26 15:28

Mobile data is set for an 11 fold growth in South Africa as machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and smart devices become more mainstream in the country.

And the most data intensive apps are...

2015-02-24 14:33

As mobile data continues to grow at exponential rates, it has emerged that just five applications are largely responsible for traffic.

Joburg ‘takes back control’ of broadband project

2015-02-19 11:29

City officials say the municipality is taking over the build of its fibre network following the cancellation of a contract with Ericsson.


Fireworks as SA politicians debate broadband

2015-04-15 13:08

Members of Parliament have clashed with the minister of posts and telecommunications over the strategic broadband plan.

SKA broadband centre opens in PE

2015-03-27 09:02

A new broadband centre intended to support the work of the Square Kilometre Array has been opened at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

Lonehill gets MTN fibre broadband

2015-03-19 14:20

Residents of the Johannesburg suburb will soon have the opportunity to experience fast internet after an agreement between its residents association and the network.

'Free' broadband fibre roll-out for SA

2015-03-17 11:12

The dream of unlimited broadband fibre is a step closer for South Africans with the anticipated national expansion of a new network.

Complaints over SA’s ‘poor’ broadband situation

2015-03-11 10:06

Decent internet products are hard to find in South Africa, say a number of Fin24 readers.

SA's slow broadband 'limits' economy, democracy

2015-03-09 12:03

South Africa’s expensive and slow internet is holding back the country’s economic growth prospects and democratic freedoms, says the Institute of Race Relations (IRR).

Italy pushing for ultra fast broadband solution

2015-03-02 13:01

The Italian government is pushing to speed up the roll-out of ultrafast broadband networks to help its ailing economy.

Nene allocates R1.1bn for SA broadband

2015-02-25 15:38

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has allocated R1.1bn to the expansion of broadband connectivity in his inaugural budget speech.

Millions spent to deliver free Wi-Fi for Tshwane

2015-02-24 07:50

Around R150m has been invested in the programme to deliver free Wi-Fi to Tshwane, Gauteng premier David Makhura has said.

Blistering mobile broadband demo in Africa

2015-02-16 10:08

Super high speed broadband speeds of 450mbps are possible in Africa, a new demonstration project has shown in Angola.

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