Broadband
1:50
Thursday

Supersonic keeps customer interaction simple too

MTN’s Internet service provider is offering fibre to its clients along with a simple service via WhatsApp.

5:10

Samsung beats Apple, Huawei on mobile network experience

Samsung users experience faster download speeds than those using Apple and Huawei smartphones in most of the countries analysed by Opensignal.

4:00

New TV white space pilot under way in SA

Local stakeholders come together with the US Trade and Development Agency to investigate the viability of TV white space technologies for connectivity in SA’s rural and semi-rural areas.

5:20

High hopes for spectrum to play key role in economic revival

The scarce resource is the lifeblood of an economy, but the fear is that the WOAN structure, for which any organisation, even current licensees, can apply, will perpetuate the current status quo.

4:00
2 Aug

5G to unlock R67bn value for Sub-Saharan Africa

Releasing 5G mmWave capacity will create global economic expansion valued at $565 billion, says the GSM Association.

3:00

New leadership at Black IT Forum

The ICT lobby group announces its newly-elected leadership team of five members to drive its revised vision. 

3:10
1 Aug

Gauteng promises free Internet to township households

Through a partnership with Vumatel, the Department of e-Government is looking to connect citizens in identified townships.

2:20

In 2020, 5G will offset current smartphone sales decline

While sales of smartphones will drop by 2.5% this year, Gartner expects a rebound next year, driven by broader availability of 5G models.

4:30

MultiChoice to merge digital assets as OTT race intensifies

The pay-TV operator looks to consolidate DStv Now and Showmax, after facing stiff competition from Netflix, Amazon Video, Facebook and iFlix.

4:40

SABEN provides broadband connectivity to 50 TVET colleges

Deploying broadband connectivity through the SABEN project is crucial for developing a skilled, capable workforce that will help forge a national knowledge economy.

3:40

Phonefinder to add fibre comparison service

After seeing massive growth in user numbers, the mobile phone comparison site works to introduce a fibre comparison service to help users make informed choices.