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SA data prices 'average' compared to peers

A new ICASA report shows SA does not have the cheapest or most expensive data prices when compared to SADC and BRICS, but falls right in the middle.

ZACR slams badly timed domain name discussion document

The domain name administrator believes rushed discussions around the industry threaten the central registry model.

More local SMEs adopting fibre

The significant rise in availability of fibre has seen adoption increase to 23%, as more local SMEs migrate from ADSL to fibre Internet connectivity.

Regulatory uncertainties stifle 5G in MEA

16 Mar

The region faces numerous telecoms challenges in terms of uncertain regulations, low coverage of 2G, 3G and 4G, as well as lack of spectrum.

Tackling the challenges of next-generation fibre deployments

Fibre may be seen as the future of broadband, but there remain many difficulties in building such fibre-to-anywhere networks.

Tshwane's ISP spreads its wings

Project Isizwe partners with Glencore to make sure residents in two Witbank mining towns receive free WiFi access.

COJ probes 'fraudulent' Fibrehoods, Vumatel contracts

The city alleges the companies were issued with fraudulent letters stating they have a valid agreement with the city to roll-out aerial fibre.

R1bn budget boost for e-government

The Department of e-Government receives a R1 billion budget to support Gauteng's ongoing modernisation efforts.

Seacom boosts capacity with 100Gbps Ethernet tech

7 Mar

The pan-African telecom company says the deployment at its data centre core Points of Presence in SA are part of an ongoing investment in capacity.

MWC: Vodafone, Facebook bring connectivity to rural SA

Facebook's software-defined wireless access platform, designed to improve connectivity in remote areas, will be tested in SA this year.

Expect more free WiFi sites in WCape

23 Feb

The provincial government promises to rollout more free Internet sites, as it looks to improve its original promise of a WiFi hotspot in every ward.

Budget: State-owned ICT companies by 2020

Feb 21, 2018

The telecoms ministry confirms plans to establish government-owned IT and ICT infrastructure companies in the next two years.

SA sets the pace for LTE in Africa

Feb 21, 2018

The country is well ahead of its continental neighbours in regards to LTE deployments, says OpenSignal.