Telco base stations under siege amid latest load-shedding
DFA gets R12.3m US backing in rural SA fibre drive
The company receives funding from the US Trade and Development Agency to conduct a feasibility study in efforts to roll out affordable Internet to underserved populations.
Herotel upgrades fibre customers to segment routing network
The fibre network operator, in collaboration with NEC XON, sets a target to migrate all fibre customers to its segment routing network by year-end.
Poket Mobile debuts in SA, extending list of MNVOs
The Mbinga Network brand operates through an agreement with FREI, a mobile virtual network enabler.
Vodacom pumps R100m into KZN rural connectivity drive
The company plans to deploy 29 new deep rural base stations with all standard technologies across the KwaZulu-Natal region to cover 14 municipalities.
Hippo provides free fibre comparison tool for businesses
Hippo.co.za offers a free fibre comparison service that allows businesses to compare fibre connectivity packages available at their location.
Lack of IOT growth in SA was SqwidNet’s biggest undoing
Community Investment Ventures Holdings says the decision to wind-down operations of its Internet of things unit boils down to the technology failing to take off in SA.
TV white space connectivity gains ground in South Africa
A television white space project in KwaZulu-Natal aims to bring communities online, providing affordable broadband Internet connectivity to the underserved.
WiFi: Broadening the mining sector’s horizon
Comsol wireless connectivity services are backed by customised SLAs that are proactively monitored by its 24/7/365 NOC.
ICASA extends temporary spectrum assignments
The telecoms regulator extends the temporary radio frequency spectrum assignments issued to licensees for three more months.
Telkom to reuse legacy copper infrastructure in fibre, 5G push
The company plans to repurpose some of its legacy copper infrastructure as it shifts focus to next-generation technologies such as fibre and 5G.
ZTE builds foundations for growth on 5G
The Chinese telecoms company has credited much of its past year’s performance to its heavy investment in research and development.