Western Cape boasts SA's highest internet usage

2016-02-08 10:34

Online access in the province is higher than the national average, according to a study.

Google group passes Apple as biggest company

2016-02-03 07:41

Google parent Alphabet has become the world's most valuable company, vaulting past Apple in a sign of an evolving technology landscape.

Here's where Telkom is upgrading ADSL to fibre

2016-02-01 12:02

Over 80 areas in South Africa will be eligible to a free upgrade from ADSL copper technology to fibre connectivity, says the company.

Business to business e-commerce to take off

2016-01-29 08:51

Initial global data suggests that while business to business (B2B) e-commerce may not attract headlines, it is a fast growing sector in the online trade space.

UPDATE: Seacom repairs outage in Egypt

2016-01-28 10:16

Undersea broadband cable provider Seacom experienced another disruption to its network in Egypt, which had an impact on South Africa's internet connectivity.

Local startup to compete in Spain

2016-01-27 10:26

One South African startup will be heading to Europe to participate in the final round of a startup competition.

How SA’s internet outage affected Fin24 users

2016-01-22 10:26

Widespread internet downtime of two hours and forty minutes this week has sparked differing reactions from Fin24 users.

New TV streaming player launches in SA

2016-01-20 15:07

There’s a new player in the South African subscription video on demand market which has a different take on streaming video.

Pricey internet holds back SA streaming - Fin24 users

2016-01-18 15:36

Fin24 users say that if internet prices drop, they will unplug their subscription TV services and turn to streaming services.

Struggling with privacy tradeoffs in digital era

2016-01-17 08:10

Would you allow your insurance company to monitor your driving for a discount? Or let a 'smart thermostat' save energy by tracking your family's movements around your home?


Standard Bank warns of upcoming downtime

2016-02-03 11:16

Necessary system changes have prompted Standard Bank to schedule downtime for certain banking activities and transactions on Sunday, February 7.

MWEB shifts focus to fibre broadband

2016-02-02 10:08

The internet service provider says it plans boosting its fibre to the home sales force amid the growing demand for digital content streaming services.

Telkom starts migrating ADSL customers to fibre

2016-02-01 09:23

Telkom plans migrating more than 11 000 of its ADSL customers to fibre lines as part of a two month trial period.

Hisense launches native Netflix TV app

2016-01-28 15:18

The Chinese technology company has moved to capitalise on the launch of Netflix in South Africa.

Facebook climbs to 1.6 billion users as profit doubles

2016-01-28 07:40

The social network's quarterly profit more than doubled as its ranks swelled during the past year to a mammoth user base of nearly 1.6 billion.

Streaming: The ultimate boredom buster for your kids

2016-01-25 10:45

New video streaming services give parents access to thousands of kids shows at an affordable price.

SA internet connectivity hit by cable outages

2016-01-21 18:41

Outages affecting a terrestrial network in Egypt have disrupted internet connectivity in South Africa.

Be careful at public WiFi spots, police warn

2016-01-20 13:00

Police in Mabopane are appealing to people using public WiFi access points to be on the lookout for criminals.

Netflix under pressure to block proxies - analyst

2016-01-18 10:52

The video streaming service has to block subscribers from using proxy technologies to access its service if it wants its global launch to be a success, says an expert.

Streaming TV could save you money

2016-01-15 13:07

The arrival of Netflix is a shot in the arm for the streaming movement in South Africa and may help locals save money while watching favourite TV shows, says an industry expert.

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