Sub-Saharan Africa has the most expensive broadband prices
Cable ship finally departs to fix broken submarine cables
Weather conditions permitting, it is anticipated the vessel will reach its first repair site on the evening of 28 January.
ITU introduces Broadband Transforming Lives campaign in Davos
The global broadband body examines new financing models that would help accelerate “meaningful universal connectivity” across the world.
ANC prioritises high-demand spectrum release to boost economy
The governing party prioritises the release of high-demand spectrum to boost the economy and lower mobile data costs.
Openserve diverts traffic after dual submarine cable break
The Telkom subsidiary cannot give clear timelines on when the broken subsea cable systems will be fully restored.
Nokia, Angola Cables in deal to connect Africa, US
Angola Cables trials Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 chipset for the first direct optical connection between the US and Africa.
Ndabeni-Abrahams concerned about Telkom’s massive job cuts
The comms minister schedules an urgent meeting with Telkom following reports the telecoms giant plans to trim its workforce.
Probe into AI internship programme leads to suspensions
A forensic investigation into the e-government department’s specialised ICT skills programme results in the suspension of two senior managers.