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.

For a better connection

2017-05-16 15:41

In 2013 Jacques du Toit took over the reins of Vox Telecom. He talks about the strategy he has been implementing over the past four years, and the telco’s plans to increase its ICT market share.

This online tool wants to help you find cheaper fibre prices

2017-01-17 08:47

With an increase in fibre connections to the home and numerous service providers to choose from, a Cape Town-based company is comparing service providers' prices.

 

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.

Seacom begins fibre rollout in Johannesburg

2017-07-18 13:59

Submarine cable operator Seacom has begun rollout of high-speed fibre internet access services to business and home users, starting in the south of Johannesburg.

The fibre land grab

2017-05-04 11:58

The race to supply customers with fibre optic cables is becoming ever more aggressive, with companies making major plays to become the top service provider.

Here are Vodacom's uncapped fibre internet prices

2016-12-07 12:52

Mobile network service provider, Vodacom has announced its fibre-to-the-home price plans, with line speeds of up to 100 megabits per second.

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