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2:40

Pietermaritzburg communities switch on to free WiFi

The JL Dube Broadband project turns six locations in KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg into free WiFi zones.

2:10

ICASA, NMISA partnership targets data bundle consumption rate

The agreement between the entities is expected to enhance the protection of the end-user when using electronic communications services and networks.

4:30

RV park chooses Extreme cloud technology

Leveraging Extreme’s outdoor AP1130s, the casino and recreation vehicle park is able to provide guest access to its visitors. [Local rep: Duxbury Networking]

5:30

ZTE: Bringing 5G to Africa through partnerships with MTOs

Before large-scale 5G investment, 5GC, transmission, new service cultivation and other infrastructure preparation must be ready, says ZTE.

4:00

Broadband Infraco adds capability to monitor WACS

Analysts laud the state-owned entity’s decision to add undersea cable monitoring as part of its new service offerings.

6:40
Tuesday

SA’s 5G to remain patchy in big metros for 12 months

To have mass deployment of 5G nationally, it will require the Independent Communications Authority of SA to decisively award spectrum, analysts say.

2:20

ZTE launches 5G indoor router in SA

The company unveiled the ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A in South Africa in collaboration with MTN.

1:40

Online learning material available via 197 zero-rated sites

The Department of Basic Education reiterates that zero-rated online resources are available to support learning at home.

4:30
Monday

COVID-19 hits SA telecoms sector, dozens of stores closed

The pandemic hits the sector hard, resulting in stores being temporarily closed for deep cleaning and staff placed in quarantine.

3:10
Monday

Telkom to put more money into fledging mobile business

The country’s smallest mobile operator will invest 16% to 19% of its revenue into its mobile business.

2:40

‘Slight’ delay in invitation for spectrum, says ICASA

The regulator hits pause on publishing the invitation to apply for WOAN and high-demand spectrum, citing adherence to administrative process as essential.

3:10

Poor connectivity hampers IOT deployment in mining sector

If the mining sector is to get the most out of its growing investment in IOT, there are significant challenges to overcome, says a new report.