Broadband
2:00

Fibre battle in Cape Town suburbs intensifies

Frogfoot enters the race to provide Cape Town connectivity, as competition in the Western Cape broadband market increases.

1:30

SA’s Internet turns 28

South Africa’s first local Internet Protocol connection was made on this day 28 years ago.

2:00
Yesterday

Vodacom network expands to Miami

The company extends its Pan-African network to the US through the new undersea South Atlantic Cable System.

3:10
Monday

What to expect from online performance and 5G

Gamers are among those users who will feel the benefits of the switch to 5G most keenly.

4:50
Monday

Vodacom adds 2.7m subscribers

The mobile operator reports a boom in SA and international operations in the six months ended 30 September.

1:20
Friday

Ramaphosa receives draft 4IR blueprint

The fourth industrial revolution commission presents a draft diagnostic report on SA’s 4IR agenda.

4:00

Google boosts free WiFi access for Cape Town

The company commits to connect SA’s underserved communities, with Cape Town the beneficiary of Google Station.

8:10

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.

4:30

Over half of global female population still unconnected

The latest International Telecommunication Union data reveals growing Internet uptake but a widening digital gender divide, especially in Africa.

3:50

ICASA looks to expedite spectrum licensing process

Mobile operators are likely to get their hands on spectrum to enable faster and widespread broadband services towards the end of next year, says the regulator’s chief exec.

1:40

Free WiFi for SA labour courts

Online information services provider Sabinet rolls out free, fast-speed WiFi in labour courts across SA.