Broadband
1:50

SA begins countdown to ITU telecoms conference

All eyes are on SA as it readies to be the first nation on the continent to host the ITU's Telecom World conference.

5:00
Wednesday

Fibre still for the affluent in SA

Operators continue to target the choicest places to roll out fibre networks while low-tiered market segments look on.

7:00

ANC wants govt to step up efforts to reduce data costs

The governing party calls for the implementation of its resolutions and policies aimed at driving down the cost of data in the country.

2:20

Blue Turtle teams up with Majesti-fi

The companies will deliver a global, secure data roaming WiFi solution with Majesti-fi's personal hotspot offering.

2:20

iWayAfrica to deploy high-speed broadband via HYLAS 4

Avanti's HYLAS 4 satellite will extend iWayAfrica's Ka-band offering into West and Central Africa, with commercial service scheduled from month-end.

3:50

Consumers bear brunt of digital TV delay, says lobby group

The National Black Consumer Council slams the countrys slow process to switch from analogue to digital TV, saying the delay has been at great cost to consumers.

4:20

Joburg banks on nerve centre to enhance service delivery

The city makes headway with plans to create coordinated efforts in service delivery, as its integrated intelligence centre sees the light.

2:20
2 Aug

Vodacom to connect over 200 new rural network sites

Vodacom increases investment in rural network coverage with plans to launch over 200 new sites across all nine provinces in the year ahead.

2:30
27 Jul

Nigerians get free WiFi hotspots thanks to Google

As part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa's most populous nation, Google launches free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria.

2:10

Tshwane's free WiFi not cancelled, says city

The city dismisses claims it has cancelled its free WiFi network, saying it is finalising the appointment of a new service provider.

3:10
23 Jul

Telkom lags in 4G speeds

A new Ookla Speedtest places Telkom as the slowest of all local mobile data providers for 4G speeds.