South Africa has the most expensive home fibre internet connections of any country, according to a new survey

2019-12-05 12:16

South Africans fork out a staggering R1,273.84 per month on average to get access to 100 Mbps speeds of uncapped residential line internet packages.

Telkom announces complete shift from copper to wireless

2019-08-01 16:15

Telkom announced on Wednesday that 96% of its fixed line customers got improved communication technology services after they were upgraded to wireless prepaid service.

Which foods are the best sources of dietary fibre?

2019-06-16 07:00

Different kinds of fibre vary in function and amount needed, but all contribute to better health.

We compared fibre prices in South Africa - and it's up to 24% cheaper than in 2018

2019-04-10 05:22

Mweb prices dropped by more than R40 across the board, and at Web Africa prices dropped by roughly R100.

More proof high-fibre diets help prevent cancers and heart disease

2019-02-16 07:00

'The health benefits of fibre are supported by over 100 years of research into its chemistry, physical properties, physiology and effects on metabolism.'

Africa's largest fibre company gets $180m cash boost

2018-12-11 22:49

Liquid Telecom received a R2.5bn cash injection from UK development finance institution CDC Group, as Africa’s largest fibre-network operator expands broadband infrastructure across the continent.

Here’s why you should eat the kiwi skin (yes, really)

2018-09-17 11:36

So fuzzy though... But you may as well considering the price of the hairy fruit and its benefits.

INFOGRAPHIC: How SA's broadband speed really stacks up against other countries

2018-07-11 14:24

Based on over 163 million speed tests, carried out over 12 months, the results are in, and South Africa is not in the worst position.

We compared fibre prices in South Africa

2018-04-10 05:39

The cheapest ADSL 4Mbps goes for R154 per month (which excludes R199 for a Telkom line), while the cheapest fibre line costs R504 per month.

Eat this high-calorie food at least once a week to stay lean

2017-10-13 12:00

Put these on your plate to ward off packing on the kilos.


Don't be fooled by foods that sound healthy but aren't

2019-10-25 11:45

There are many foods we associate with healthy eating that are actually laden with white flour, sugar and fat.

High-fibre diets might shield against a common pregnancy complication

2019-07-31 10:59

Does increasing dietary fibre intake help lower a pregnant woman's risk for preeclampsia?

Alexandra was supposed to get very cheap – and super fast – fibre more than a year ago. Here’s why Mitchells Plain will probably get there first.

2019-05-08 07:45

A Johannesburg township was supposed to be a test case for Vumatel rolling out fast internet connections at prices far below those paid by suburban users. But ongoing regulatory confusion means a Cape Town suburb is now likely to be the poster child for the impact cheap data can have.

Yes, keto diet constipation is real - but you can do something about it

2019-03-20 06:48

You’re gonna want to buy more veggies.

Fibre is not only for adults

2019-01-19 09:30

Children need fibre just as much as adults – for the same reasons.

5 reasons to love avocados

2018-10-14 07:00

We celebrate National Nutrition Week (9-15 October 2018) by unpacking the benefits of one of the most popular fruits – the avocado. Nutritionist Monique Piderit tells us more.

MTN's Iranian plans said to hit wall of new US sanctions

2018-07-31 21:45

MTN’s $750m plan to extend fibre home broadband connections to Iranian cities has been put on hold because of looming sanctions imposed by US President Donald Trump, according to people familiar with the matter.

Netflix and chill? Not so much

2018-06-20 11:19

With the rise of pay-TV in South Africa, many players are fighting for their piece of the media pie.

Who really needs to go gluten-free?

2018-02-08 07:19

Gluten is a protein found mostly in wheat, barley and rye, but a gluten-free diet is a must for only about 2% of the population.

Gas explosion damages Joburg fibre cables, reports

2017-07-25 15:24

A gas explosion knocked out fibre-optic cables affecting internet connections in parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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